Legendary Designer Vivienne Westwood Dies Aged 81

British fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood died today, Dec. 29, 2022, in London at the age of 81.

Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood  was an English fashion designer and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.

Westwood was born in the village of Tintwistle, Cheshire,on 8 April 1941

Westwood's designs were independent and represented a statement of her own values. She collaborated on occasions with Gary Ness, who assisted Westwood with inspirations and titles for her collections

Westwood was also a noted author or co-author of books, such as Fashion in Art: The Second Empire and Impressionism,in which she explores the worlds of fashion and the arts and the links between them.

Legendary Designer Vivienne Westwood

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