Vivienne Westwood

1941 - Today

Vivienne Westwood

Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood (née Swire; born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.Westwood came to public notice when she made clothes for Malcolm McLaren's boutique in the King's Road, which became known as "SEX". It was their ability to synthesise clothing and music that shaped the 1970s UK punk scene, dominated by McLaren's band, the Sex Pistols. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vivienne Westwood has received more than 1,882,204 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 8th most popular fashion designer.

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Among fashion designers, Vivienne Westwood ranks 8 out of 33Before her are Coco Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent, Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. After her are Cristóbal Balenciaga, Hubert de Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger, Roberto Cavalli, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Donatella Versace.

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Among people born in 1941, Vivienne Westwood ranks 30Before her are Julia Kristeva, Bernie Sanders, Paul Anka, Dennis Ritchie, Bobby Moore, and Faye Dunaway. After her are Ritchie Valens, Fausto Cercignani, Gheorghe Zamfir, Paul Simon, Pete Best, and Flórián Albert.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Vivienne Westwood ranks 403 out of 5,347Before her are Ben Jonson (1572), David Niven (1910), Ian Gillan (1945), David Beckham (1975), Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772), and John Edward Gray (1800). After her are Henry Fox Talbot (1800), Edward the Confessor (1003), Thomas Harriot (1560), Robert Fripp (1946), Colin Firth (1960), and Edward the Martyr (962).