WHO: Vivienne Westwood Gold Label
BEG, BORROW OR STEAL: The long, satin coats and cloaks that opened the show had an air of dignity about them, while knitted jumpsuits with detachable, but buttoned-up cardigans attached added a relaxed, playful mood to the collection. Ripped tweed and tartan pieces were worn with Union Jack printed jackets or in one case, a tutu, and while Westwood's signature tailoring was still as present as ever, it was the giant feathered coats and gold applique designs that stole the show - particularly the poor model who had to ride the runway on a bike (in the killer platforms, we might add) instead of walking it.
VERDICT: This show was almost a history lesson of Britain, but through the eyes of Vivienne Westwood. It included everything from the crown-jewel inspired grandeur in the final, decadent pieces and the market seller style flat-caps. It was as eccentric as ever, but if anyone can pull of a mash-up of British tradition, Westwood can.
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