Thursday, 26 September 2013

Vivienne Westwood Red Label

Shown recently at London Fashion Week, Vivienne Westwood often uses her Red Label line as a platform to discuss climate change. The strong styling of the models through the white makeup was a look described by Westwood as like an animal trapped in the headlights, and as a metaphor for the plight of the worlds refugees.



The Red Label collections are timeless, practical Westwood pieces rather than items of disposable fashion.


 nature motif through floral photo prints


high waisted trousers with halter neck fastenings like braces


A quote from Westwood 
"Buy less, choose well, make it last. Quality rather than quantity: That is true sustainability. If people only bought beautiful things rather than rubbish, we wouldn't have climate change!" 
a reference to the consumerism of fast fashion and its impact on the world.


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