• Metro Obits
    Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood (nee Swire) was an English fashion designer and businesswoman. She was one of the architects of the punk fashion phenomenon of the 1970s. Westwood was born in Tintwistle a village in Cheshire, England. She took a jewelry and silversmith course at the University of Westminister but ended up leaving after 1 term. She later studied at a Teaching training college and became a teacher. Her popularity began when she started making clothes the boutique she ran with Malcom ...  more