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Fashion's Game of Musical Chairs Quickens in Paris

The spring shows feature debuts at four major brands, prompting reflection on the pace of designer change.

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Tough Times for Neiman's as Firm Battles 'Challenges'

The luxury chain has been battling the luxury malaise.

clock September 26, 2016David Moin

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Focusing on Spring, Buyers Praise Milan's Creative Energy

The city has not lost its sizzle, once again led by Prada and Gucci.

clock September 26, 2016WWD Staff

Vivienne Westwood Red Label

Vivienne Westwood Ready to Wear Spring 2016 Show

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Vivienne Westwood Rails Against Politicians

The designer has, however, pledged support for the new British Labor party leader, Jeremy Corbyn.

clock September 21, 2015Nina Jones

Vivienne Westwood Spring 2016

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2016

Vivienne Westwood opened her Red Label show with stylishly dressed protestors carrying placards that bore slogans such as “Austerity is a Crime” and “Fracking is a Crime.”

clock September 20, 2015Nina Jones

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2015

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Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2015

This collection — a diffusion line, as the designer shows her main one in Paris — was extensive, and there was something for every woman.

clock February 22, 2015Julia Neel

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2015

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Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2015

She opened with a series of power suits with exaggerated details, such as broad shoulders and oversize padded lapels.

clock September 14, 2014WWD Staff

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Front Row At Vivienne Westwood Red Label

Singers Jessie J and Paloma Faith were among those at the show.

clock February 17, 2014Julia Neel

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2014

Westwood focused on dressing a “posh, privileged, looked-after, very English woman,” as she put it.

clock February 16, 2014WWD Staff

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2014

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2014

Lily Cole introduced Vivienne Westwood’s Red Label show with a melancholy dance inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s grisly fairy tale “The Red Shoes.”

clock September 15, 2013WWD Staff

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2014

Beauty Features

Chaotic Beauties at Vivienne Westwood

References were Pina Bausch, Vaslav Nijinsky and the Ballet Russes, with some ghoulishness thrown in for good measure.

clock September 15, 2013Stephanie Hirschmiller

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2013

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Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label Fall 2013

Makeup artist Val Garland made a kabuki base for features, and then drew on acrylic paints in primary tones.

clock February 18, 2013WWD Staff

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2013

Catherine Deneuve in the Sixties and Seventies was the inspiration behind this collection of familiar, ladylike dresses and suits.

clock February 17, 2013WWD Staff

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

Fashion Show Reviews

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

The designer replaced fall’s hot babes with spring’s prim Ladies Who Lunch.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

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‘Royalty Meets Warhol’ at Vivienne Westwood Red Label

The designer kept up a tradition of commissioning bold beauty looks.

clock September 17, 2012WWD Staff

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