Fashion Icon: Vivienne Westwood

SEX, punk, and activism: Dame Vivienne Westwood is one of those great British designers who have stepped out from the parameters of just simply a fashion designer. Like a fine wine, Westwood has created something of a punk legacy that has gotten even better with age. Vivienne Isabel Swire was born in Glossop, Derbyshire England on April 8, 1941 but soon moved to London in her late teens. She attende[...]
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Fashion Icon: Alexander McQueen

This British designer paired the whimsical with the macabre: creating a tidal wave within the fashion community and solidifying his place as one of the most influential artists of our time. Lee Alexander McQueen was born March 17, 1969 to a humble family in East London. As a boy, he quickly found himself making dresses for his sisters at a young age, and almost immediately declared he would be a fash[...]