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Vivienne Isabel Swire was born in Glossopdale, Derbyshire, on 8 April 1941.  Beginning as a primary school teacher, her collaboration with Malcom McLaren, launched her fashion career.  McLaren, most known for his efforts in bringing together the punk legends the Sex Pistols, extrapolated Westwood's ability to 'cut[ting in] a dash' in their professional ventures Punk, Let It Rock and Sex.  With the mantra, 'Craft must have clothes but Truth loves to go naked' above the entrance, Sex provided fetish wear with an interior of pornographic graffiti, and catered to the tastes of fashion minorities. 

Westwood's collections have included:  World's End; Savage (S/S 1982);  Witches; Hypnos; Mini-Crini; 'Britain Must Go Pagan'

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TV Show:  Biography
Genre:  Educational - Documentary, General - Documentary/Bio
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review by . December 20, 2008
The designer behind the insane designs.
Vivienne Westwood is an English fashion designer mostly popular for bringing punk rock fashion into the world around the 70's. She met Malcolm McLaren, the manager for the Sex Pistols, and launched her infamous fashions by having the Sex Pistols wear her clothing on stage and having a small boutique named SEX. Throughout the years, Westwood's fashions have been notorious for being "different" than the usual runway outfits. Even today her outfits are still lively just like her. In a review I've read …
Westwood at her finest
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