“My clothes allow you to project your personality, and are quite theatrical in the sense that they are real clothes, well-designed, and they give you a chance to express yourself. They are also inviting–people to respond to them and want to come and talk to you”
“You have a much more interesting life if you wear impressive clothes” Vivienne Westwood
Vivienne Westwood showed her Red Carpet collection in Beijing to celebrate the UK governments Britain is Great Campaign. The campaign invited the world to take a fresh look at what Britain has to offer. The collection comprised the specially designed Red Carpet collection along side selected pieces from AW 2012. Inspiration was credited to the 17th century, a period of great change and drama, Characterised by elaborate opulence. Highly embellished cocktail dresses reflected the glamour of the Baroque era, whilst silk taffetas and bones corsets were created to invoke the court of King Charles II. Yet every single gown retains signature Westwood style.
You can view the full collection on my FaceBook page.
Now all we need are some fabulous occasions right girls?