One of the most unusual design 20th and 21st centuries is definitely Vivienne Westwood. Created by her clothes - a symbol of rebellion and provocation, it is saturated with the spirit of England. The ascent of the woman on a podium reminiscent of the story of Cinderella, inspired by the beauty of London.
Before she worked as a teacher at the school, but now, looking at it, it is hard to guess. Vivienne - a bright red hair, an extreme makeover and incredible clothes. However, this is true, such an unusual woman begins her way to work at the school, and after moving to London, got married and had a baby.
It is not known what would happen to Westwood, if she had not met the leader of the band Sex pistols - Malcolm McLaren. They lived together for 13 years and it was he who inspired her to develop clothing. Malcolm also became her business partner: in 1974 in London, there was a fashion store by provocative title "Sex".
Glorify your name helped her original idea: to style completely up-punk style. Inspired by street fashion, Vivienne creates a collection, where the main element is the denim, the symbolism of the national flag and torn things. So replacing the hippies came to punk.
However, she did not consider herself Westwood good fashion at the time, she was searching for, and it ended when she began to create things with elements of Romanticism. Inspired by the novel "The Three Musketeers", she created her best collection "Pirates." Clothing with a baggy cut, wide pants and pirate hat haunt the minds of women all over the world for a long time.
But that was only the beginning. After gaining the title of extraordinary fashion designer in 1982 Vivienne creates a collection of "Savages and vagabonds." The designer has turned all notions of fashion: torn clothes, outside seams, underwear show. She even dared to make a shirt with a portrait of Elizabeth II in the Bay which was a pin, is more like a piercing. But the Queen did not take offense, and other fashion brands have sought to re-create something like that in their collections.
Decals outfits Westwood steel high boots with lots of straps. For 20 years they have appeared numerous times on her shows: with heels and without, made of different materials. Such pirate boots a lot of fans among celebrities including Keira Knightley, Sienna Miller and Kate Moss.
One of the most famous work was the development of Westwood dresses for the show "Sex and the BG" together with stylist Patricia Field. Starred Sarah Jessica Parker appears several times in her clothes in the series, including an episode where Carey invited to work in "Vogue." Another memorable episode Carey - in a wedding dress by Vivienne Westwood.
Who is the designer of 70 years, and she is married to his disciple Andreas Krontalerom, who under her twice. Vivienne admitted to journalists that at the time when they met, she had lived alone for eight years and did not want to marry.
I did not want to legitimize our relationships, all business in the British bureaucracy. We lived in a civil marriage, but because of the constant trips Andreas us it was easier to get married than to register each time bumagi.
Vivienne loves to criticize the stars who neglected her clothes. Recently, under the hot hand hit Kate Middleton chose for wedding dress Sarah Burton. Learning of this, Vivien became very angry and said that Kate is absolutely no taste and it will never become queen style. And when Westwood was asked what she thought about the British actress Emma Watson and her style of dress, has announced that knows all this.
However, the British about this sharp woman pretty good opinion, they say that there are three queen worthy of respect: Elizabeth II, Margaret Thatcher and Vivienne Westwood.
Vivienne has often been the designer of the year in his native country, has the title of Chevalier of the Order of the British Empire, and included in a list of ten of the best designers of the century.