Pioneering clothier Vivienne Westwood first made a reputation for herself within the ’70s London punk scene, earlier than her designs grew to become a staple on Hollywood crimson carpets.
The iconoclastic style maven, who died Thursday at age 81, popularized edgy glamour, changing into the go-to designer to such stars as Helena Bonham Carter, Christina Hendricks and Gwen Stefani. The Queen of Punk had a resurgence of kinds in the previous couple of years as Gen Z celebs embraced her designs. Zendaya, Dua Lipa, Elle Fanning, Olivia Rodrigo and Daisy Ridley are only a few of the performers who’ve donned her draped, corseted, structural robes at awards reveals and different main occasions, together with on the worldwide stage on the Cannes Movie Pageant.
Here are a few of her memorable designs.
Helena Bonham Carter attends the premiere of “The Wings of the Dove” in London in 1997, carrying an off-shoulder corset-style blush pink Vivienne Westwood robe specifically created for the event.
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Emma Thompson and a pig companion attend the world premiere of “Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang” in London in 2010, with Thompson carrying a brown strapless Westwood design.
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Thandiwe Newton dons a customized Vivienne Westwood Couture robe printed with pictures of iconic Black “Star Wars” characters on the screening of “Solo: A Star Wars Story” through the 71st Cannes Movie Pageant in 2018.
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Zendaya is a imaginative and prescient in a white Vivienne Westwood robe — later immortalized in Barbie kind — on the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood in 2015.
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Gwen Stefani is the epitome of basic glamour in a pink Vivienne Westwood costume on the 2004 premiere of “The Aviator” at Grauman’s Chinese language in Los Angeles.
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Carrying a hand-painted white Vivienne Westwood robe, Elle Fanning attends the “Les Fantomes d’Ismael” (Ismael’s Ghosts) screening and opening gala on the seventieth Cannes Movie Pageant in 2017.
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Diane Kruger sparkles in a draped Westwood creation on the “Amour” premiere through the sixty fifth Cannes Movie Pageant in 2012.
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Rihanna steals the present in black customized Vivienne Westwood corset costume on the 2012 Victoria’s Secret style present in New York.
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Kim Kardashian wears a black velvet Westwood robe (full with a butt bustle) on the 71st Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles in 2019.
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Carrying a powder-blue Westwood design, Billie Piper attends the 2021 Style Awards in London.
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Not even Sith stormtroopers might upstage Daisy Ridley in a midnight blue Vivienne Westwood bodice costume on the “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” European premiere in London in 2019.
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Dua Lipa levitates on this satin two-piece quantity on the 62nd Grammy Awards in Los Angeles in 2020.
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Anne Hathaway shimmers in a brown Westwood robe on the world premiere of Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” in 2010 in London.
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Blake Full of life has a Cinderella second in her Vivienne Westwood ruffled robe on the “Ma Loute” (Slack Bay) premiere through the 69th Cannes Movie Pageant in 2016.
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Christina Hendricks sports activities a rose-colored silk Westwood quantity on the premiere of “I Don’t Know How She Does It” in New York Metropolis in 2011.
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