Vivienne Westwood

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Vivienne Westwood

Westwood in 2008
Vivienne Isabel Swire

(1941-04-08)8 April 1941
Died29 December 2022(2022-12-29) (aged 81)
London, England
Alma materUniversity of Westminster
  • Primary school teacher[1][2]
  • fashion designer
  • businesswoman
  • activist
Vivienne Westwood
Children2, including Joseph Corré
AwardsBritish Fashion Designer of the Year (1990, 1991, 2006)
Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood DBE RDI (née Swire; 8 April 1941 – 29 December 2022) was a British fashion designer, political activist and businesswoman. She is known for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.[3] Westwood was born in Tintwistle, Cheshire.

References[change | change source]

  1. Andre Rhoden-Paul, Adam Durbin (2022-12-30). "Vivienne Westwood: Tributes for 'Queen of British Fashion' after her death". Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  2. Dudbridge, Saxony. "Vivienne Westwood". Retrieved 2022-12-30.
  3. Bell-Price, Shannon. "Vivienne Westwood (born 1941) and the Postmodern Legacy of Punk Style Source: Vivienne Westwood (born 1941) and the Postmodern Legacy of Punk Style". Retrieved 30 October 2010.