Global Warming Chic: We can’t say Vivienne Westwood did not warn us.The show entitled ‘Climate Revolution’ refers to Vivienne’s on-going campaign to raise awareness about climate change and our need to take action. After the devastation of hurricane Sandy, what a fitting time to talk fashion; reassess the damage, and re-think fashion for a cause.
The collection for the Red Label Spring- Summer ‘13 took inspiration from British royal gardens. Throughout history; architecture, aesthetics and fashions from across the globe have influenced these British country gardens.
Key Pieces: Micro checks and fine alternative to the summer dress, gingham knits fluid jersey with details of metallic silver embroidery and draped jackets and cigarette pants with duchesse trim to give a softer tuxedo look. Glamorous evening dresses in regal midnight blues, black and gold in full & straight silhouettes teamed with steely tones and frosty palettes.
Accessories: Clutch bags, classic bondage boots now in the bootie size, cocktail cloves, and petite chapeau’s.
Swag: 50’s retro chic that loves and supports everything Vivienne Westwood. Her swag is part punk, part activist a wonen who has her own style and can turn on her best interpretation of Jackie O when needed. She is an artist who can create art for a cause.