Fashion icon, dame, philanthropist, revolutionary, mother, grandmother and wife, Vivienne Westwood has packed more into her 78 years than many could achieve in several lifetimes.
An architect of punk as a movement, it’s hard to imagine what British fashion and culture would look like today without her fearless creative vision.
Outspoken and uncompromising in her commitment to improving the planet – Dame Viv has proven time and time again that fashion can have a conscience and be a platform for instigating change in society.
From feminism, to over consumption and class – here are some of our favourite words of wisdom from our favourite dame.
8 April 2019