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More From Culture. Although she was often judged 'uncommercial', Westwood remained undeterred, buoyed up by acclaim from the fashion industry, including a Womenswear Designer of the Year award from the British Fashion Council in both and Lead singer Annabella Lwin, 14, was added and Westwood set to work styling the band with a pirate meets Apache look.
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In she was recognised by the Establishment with an OBE. But I never stopped believing in the ethos of punk. It did not occur to me that, as the photographers were practically on their knees, the result would be more glamorous than I expected', she later explained. Based on professional footballers' shirts, this cheekily provocative 'extended T-shirt' featured an exposed jockstrap, and became popular as club wear on London's gay scene.
At 14, I was excluded from school for having a pink mohawk. Intended to demonstrate how western culture is rooted in that of ancient societies, the collection fused Westwood's interest in historical costume with references to ethnic South and North American cultures, in particular the full skirts and bowler vivienne westwood and the sex pistols in Tamworth of women from traditional communities in Peru.
In , she cut off her hair to highlight the dangers of climate change. Her trademark mix of provocation and respect for tradition is captured in key pieces in our collections, from edgy printed T-shirts to sumptuously elegant ballgowns.
The London look: fashion from street to catwalk. Woodstock, N. Turning 40, and with a new interest in high culture, she felt drawn to more subtle means of subverting the establishment, and began to look for different versions of an outsider aesthetic.