Vivienne Westwood dies on December 29, 2022 at the age of 81
On December 29, 2022, as Mrs Vivienne Westwood, it was announced that Britain, and like the rest of the world, has lost a fashion queen. Passed away Rest in Peace in South London at the age of 81. The controversial punk and new wave of the 1970s, the designer famous for his style has made some of the biggest names in the cultural world, from fashion models and princesses to rock legends like the Sex Pistols. Dressed up.
Photo: Juergen Teller (main image: Vivian Foundation logo)
Vivienne Westwood’s obituary was revealed in a statement on the designer’s social accounts. fashion house December 29, 2022, as follows: Instagram:
‘Vivienne Westwood passed away peacefully today surrounded by her family in Clapham, South London.
Until the last moment, Vivian continued doing what she loved: designing, making art, writing books, and changing the world for the better. she lived her wonderful life. Her innovation and impact over the last 60 years has been immense and will continue.
Vivian thought of herself as a Taoist. she wrote: Tao was never needed more today. Tao gives you a sense of belonging to the universe and gives your life purpose. Knowing that you are living the life you can and therefore should live gives you a sense of identity and strength.
The world needs people like Vivian to make a difference for the better.‘
Vivienne Westwood’s ‘Toa’ quote published by her fashion house
The life of a fashion icon
Born in Derbyshire, England, Vivienne Westwood worked as an elementary school teacher before embarking on her fashion career. She launched her clothing store, Let It Rock, on the legendary King’s Road in Chelsea, London, in the early 1970s with her then-partner Malcolm Her McLaren. A punk shop frequented by her band, the business was later renamed Sex and McLaren and became famous for wearing their designs, a notable example.
Westwood held its first proper fashion show in 1981. The show is remembered as a collection of pirates inspired by British and French history. By the 2000s, the designer was creating her wedding dresses for celebrities such as Dita Von Teese and Princess Eugenie. Princess Eugenie wore the design for Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding.
The designer rose to fashion stardom with designs featuring androgynous styling (both masculine and feminine), slogan tees, and a rebellious attitude towards the establishment. She’s also a passionate activist, bringing causes like climate change to the catwalk. Vivienne Westwood was awarded her Medal of Honor in 2006 in recognition of her contributions to fashion.