Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2015

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.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2015

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.

Paloma Faith

Front Row At Vivienne Westwood Red Label

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

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2014

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2014

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

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2014

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.”

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2014

Chaotic Beauties at Vivienne Westwood

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

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2013

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.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Fall 2013

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.

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

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

Backstage at Vivienne Westwood Red Label RTW Spring 2013

‘Royalty Meets Warhol’ at Vivienne Westwood Red Label

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