Sunday, 28 June 2009

DESIGNER - Vivienne Westwood Anglomania

The Grand Dame of British fashion and originator of punk rock styling launched her Anglomania line in 1997. Its contemporary draping and casual edge has become a signature feature. Vivienne Westwood was awarded an OBE in 1992 and has received Designer of the Year accolades twice. The latest Anglomania collection does not disappoint. I was wandering through Selfridges last week, and the Vivienne Westwood clothes always stand out as being quite 'me', in that they are both classic and modern.

Jersey tops and dresses have low cowl necks and asymmetric styling. A floral print, ruffle collar detailing and a moody palette on more tailored pieces are strong features. I always notice the strong shapes in Vivienne Westwood clothing, with sharp tailoring which flatters the female form. Take a look at the pieces below, available at

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