Vivienne Westwood's Influences On The Fashion Industry

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Vivienne Westwood is one of Britains most consistently original, outrageous, eccentric and controversial designers . Vivienne Westwood starts her fashion career in 1971 when she opened a small shop called Let It Rock at 430 Kings Road in Chelsea with Malcolm McLaren, a former art student six years her junior. Vivienne Westwoods influences on punk culture as she is taken up as punk symbol in the angry 1970s , she was wearing clothes festooned with spikes and pins. Now a days everyone knows what punk fashion is, but in 1970 it didnt exist. Punk first emerged in the mid 1970s in London as an anarchic and aggressive movement. Punk become a succeeded style even more when Vivienne Westwood and Malcolm McLaren put the punk ideas into their design ventures. In the 1975, McLaren launched the Punk music group called Sex Pistols which became the icon beyond Britain. They were wearing outrageous clothes and all these clothes were come from the shop called Sex that Vivienne Westwood opened on the Kings Road, London. That shop sold leather and rubber fetish goods, especially bondage trousers. Including rubber-wear for the office. Ms. Westwood gave world the fresh shock at that time and that is why her name is associated with the punk movement. Westwood’s personal style appears on her design in a suprising and creative way. Her design contexts…show more content…
Not just this taking up social and environmental issues is also a way to create a good platform to aware people and giving a space for them to get themselves feel more attached to society and in turn to her clothes and

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