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Thursday 02 September 2010
Smash-and-grab raiders snatched thousands of pounds-worth of Vivienne Westwood handbags, police said today.
Tuesday 24 August 2010
“Shoes must have very high heels and platforms to put women’s beauty on a pedestal,” said fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
Sunday 18 April 2010
News coverage of Malcolm McLaren's death a week and a half ago featured an archive clip of an interview with the man behind the Sex Pistols in which he defined the punk movement as "anti-design, anti-fashion, anti-social, anti-establishment". From a man who sometimes claimed to have planned the demise as well as the ascent of the notorious band, an antipathy for design seems perhaps the least credible part of that manifesto. Nor is it possible to overlook the fact that McLaren's former partner, Vivienne Westwood, went on to become a figurehead of design in what is probably its most conspicuous form – clothing.
Saturday 10 April 2010
The funeral of rock manager and impresario Malcolm McLaren will take place at Highgate cemetery, his partner has confirmed.
Monday 29 March 2010
Terpsicore/Il Pastor Fido, Royal College of Music, London<br/>St Lawrence String Quartet, LSO St Luke's, London
Sunday 28 March 2010
Monday 08 March 2010
What are you wearing right now?
Jeans and a Vivienne Westwood cardigan and my grandmother's Hermès scarf.
Thursday 21 January 2010
For years it has tormented him and delighted opponents. With Geoff Hoon back in the spotlight, so his unflattering nickname, "Buff Hoon", has once again sprung to the fore. And now, it appears the origin of the former cabinet minister's moniker has been found.
Saturday 26 December 2009
"It was the most unpleasant thing that has ever happened to me while filming – having my undercarriage dealt with by gaffer tape."
Andrew Marr dons a vintage bathing suit for the filming of A History of Modern Britain
Wednesday 21 October 2009
Tuesday 08 September 2009
Saturday 29 August 2009
Nothing like a dame: How Vivienne Westwood traded a couture lifestyle for the front line of the eco war
Sunday 12 July 2009
Sunday 28 June 2009
Ascot hasn't been this cool since Cecil Beaton did the costumes for My Fair Lady. Providing a sartorial sanctuary in a sea of safe dresses and high-street hats, British designers Luella Bartley, Vivienne Westwood, Gieves & Hawkes and milliner Stephen Jones demonstrated the art of breaking the rules. Their fashion show took place during a four-course lunch at the Bessborough Restaurant, where models including William Gladstone's great-great-great granddaughter, Olivia Inge, strode the catwalk while a champagne-fuelled audience whooped with approval.
Thursday 11 June 2009
First Secretary of State, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills and Lord President of the Council... Pandora very much hopes that Baron Mandelson of Foy in the county of Herefordshire and Hartlepool in the county of Durham hasn't let his ever-lengthening collection of titles go to his head.
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
- 5 Paralysed man Darek Fidyka walks again after treatment by British doctors on brink of 'cure'