the fashion spot points out that key to looking at a Vivienne Westwood Red Label collection [ed note: any of her work, i argue] is to take the looks out of context. Forget about the over-the-top makeup and hair and the often jumbled styling because there are usually a number of wearable looks layered into each of the designer collections. that certainly true, but it was much less difficult today because ms. westwood took a considerably more refined approach, holding herself back from so many of the excesses she wont to encourage (except perhaps in the makeup department).
On Wedneday, March 30, Dame Vivienne Westwood Brooches sale hosted the official launch party for her flagship store at 8320 Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. Westwood has a reputation for producing edgy and punk-inspired, high-end collections so it seems only fitting that she would bring her aesthetic to one of LA's most colorful, eclectic shopping neighborhoods. AsThe Telegraph put it, "the kooky designer chose West Hollywood as the location for her first American shop, eschewing New York where style is more conservative and less prone to risk-taking."
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The first few models wore frilly, lacy outfits in cream and off white colors, with their hair pulled back. One outfit came with a full-length cape attached. Next came a few bursts of color, including a yellow dress that resembled a baby doll nightgown. Others came in dark blue ensembles.Macdonald's daring display came on Day Three of London Fashion Week, which has so far been an upbeat affair marked by splashes of color and originality. He seemed to please the crowd: There was strong applause before and after the show, with supermodel Elle Macpherson zipping backstage afterward to congratulate the designer.Sun, sand and sea: Matthew Williamson has described his spring/summer 2011 collection as a wardrobe for the shipwrecked.Related Articles: