Vivienne Westwood looks to Confucius for guidance

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Here we take a butchers at one of Kitmeout’s favourite fashion brands: “I have always loved the Mao cap, though I hate violent revolution.” remarks Dame Vivienne Westwood, who cites China as the key inspiration behind her Spring/Summer 2012 Gold Label collection at Paris Fashion Week. “I hope their traditional wisdom and experience from a […]

Vivienne Westwood versus Hervia

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One of Kitmeout’s favourite brands, Vivienne Westwood, has been issued with legal proceedings by Hervia. Hervia Limited, which operates seven Vivienne Westwood shops in regional cities, has issued High Court proceedings for breach of contract after the designer sought to end a long-standing franchise agreement in June. “The litigation relates to an attempt by Vivienne […]

Vivienne Westwood Clothing + Catwalk Manifesto

Fashion designer Dame Vivienne Westwood, a lifelong Labour supporter, is considering switching to the dark-side; or the darker-side at least. Making a statement: Vivienne Westwood’s spring/summer 2008 collection at Paris Fashion Week: “I’ve never voted Conservative in my life,” said the “godmother of punk” before her spring/summer 2008 collection at the Paris prêt-à-porter season. “But […]