Vivienne Westwood — whose style designs are largely credited for bringing punk types to the mainstream — has died.
A press release from Westwood’s staff introduced she died Thursday peacefully and surrounded by family members in South London. The assertion reads, “Vivienne continued to do the issues she beloved, up till the final second, designing, engaged on her artwork, writing her ebook, and altering the world for the higher.”
It continues, “She led a tremendous life. Her innovation and impression over the past 60 years has been immense and can proceed into the long run.”
The assertion says, “Vivienne thought-about herself a Taoist. She wrote, “Tao non secular system. There was by no means extra want for the Tao right this moment. Tao offers you a sense that you just belong to the cosmos and offers objective to your life; it offers you such a way of id and power to know you are residing the life you’ll be able to stay and due to this fact must be residing: make full use of your character and full use of your life on earth.”
Finally stating, “The world wants individuals like Vivienne to make a change for the higher.”
Westwood bought her first recognition due to a boutique she and Malcolm McLaren, who managed the Sex Pistols, ran within the UK known as SEX. From there, she continued to open outlets in London after which around the globe.
Later on in her profession, she collabed with Pharrell Williams, marriage ceremony seems for Princess Eugenie and even designed uniforms for Richard Branson‘s Virgin Atlantic crew.