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Westwood, Vivienne, -- 1941-

Vivienne Westwood, 1980-1989

In the 1970s, Vivienne Westwood and her partner Malcolm McLaren gained attention for designing clothes that captured the zeitgeist of the punk movement. Later, Westwood struck out on her own, and in 1989 Women's Wear Daily Publisher John Fairchild crowned her one of "the six best designers in the world." This online exhibit from the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) explores...