Vivienne Westwood Women's Fashion
Vivienne Westwood's Spring '18 show was nothing short of a theatrical experience - models walked the runway accompanied by a troop of dancers and circus performers. Referencing the Flintstones character, this 'Wilma' dress has has a darted bust and waist to accentuate your frame and a slightly gathered back. Channel the brand's styling by leaving a few buttons undone and wearing tights underneath.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's take on the white cotton-gabardine shirt is typically subversive. This loose and boxy style is detailed with a self-tie collar in place of the usual points and embroidered with a 'Too fast to live too young to die' slogan in red across the buttoned cuffs. A gold embroidered logo at the side ensures a signature finish. Tuck it into high-waisted jeans and slip into stiletto-heeled boots for added attitude.
Draping is the integral detail of Vivenne Westwood Anglomania's navy satin New Fond dress. It's crafted with an asymmetric back neck to contrast with the curved gathers across the bodice and is styled with added volume across the hip of the pencil skirt to ensure a fluid sense of movement. Contrast it with elegant accessories such as a boxy bag and velvet heels.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's red Vian dress features the label's signature artful draping in a pared-down iteration. This piece is crafted in Italy from lightweight jersey to a slim-fitting silhouette with a boat neck and a short cap sleeve that is gathered from the shoulder and skims the frame then falls to an asymmetric hem. Style it with platform sandals and a structured bag to veer from conventional accessorising.
The Twisted Monroe dress is one of Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's signature designs refreshed for the new season with a blue and black abstract gingham print. It's crafted from a lightweight cotton-blend and detailed with tell-tale twisted shoulder straps a cowl neck and gathered skater skirt. Channel the designer's anarchic spirit and style it for day with a colour-pop box bag.
Vivienne Westwood's logo pays homage to the jeweled orb held by King Charles II at his coronation - it's embroidered onto this cardigan with golden threads that gleam (almost) as bright. Spun in Italy from pure cotton, this piece has ribbed trims to define the slightly loose fit. Wear it with track pants and ankle boots.
This Vivienne Westwood Anglomania top is crafted with the theatrical touches for which the label is renowned. It's made in Italy with swathes of lightweight beige cotton artfully wrapped and draped to form a sleeveless silhouette buttoned in place at each shoulder. Cinch the matching tie to define the waist and accentuate the asymmetrical hem. Watch it cascade over tailored wide-leg trousers.
Draping is key to Vivenne Westwood Anglomania's arresting aesthetic and this black floral broderie-anglaise cotton top offers a stylish new interpretation. It's made in Italy with a square neckline shaped with folded and pleated inserts and falls into a split pointed hem with coordinating ties to define the waist. Contrast the modern silhouette against wide tailored trousers to tease out the subtly gothic feel.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's Vasari dress is crafted from liquid-like gold crepe that will shimmer beautifully in the light. Showcasing the inimitable designer's mastery of draping it's shaped to slouch softly over one shoulder and fall into an asymmetric hemline anchored by a matching tie at the waist. Wear it with spiky black stilettos adding a slick of red lipstick for an on-brand result.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's black woven-fabric Elisa trousers will make a sophisticated foil to the label's boldly printed tops. They sit high on the waist before falling straight through the leg to an ankle-grazing hem and are fitted with an elasticated back waistband for a neat and comfortable result. Wear them to keep the label's Kick Out kimono in focus.
Vivienne Westwood's cardigan is embroidered with the label's logo that depicts the Sovereign's Orb that was originally created for Charles II's coronation. Finely knitted from red cotton, this slightly loose piece is perfect for layering over camisoles or under jackets. Tuck yours into high-rise pants.
In line with the season's heritage trend, Vivienne Westwood reworks her signature tartan print to create this 'Virginia' dress. It's cut from cream cotton and woven with shades of red, green and midnight-blue in a faded wash for a vintage feel. This piece is expertly cut for a slim fit and draped to form a flattering cowl neckline.
Vivienne Westwood's corset is cut using the designer's 'Wilma System' - inspired by the hourglass silhouette of Wilma Flintstone, she describes it as a host of flattering darts placed to emphasize your curves. This fitted piece has been made in Italy from soft crepe with a dipped hem and architectural points at the bust. The internal boning offers plenty of support without the need for a bra.
Vivienne Westwood's 'Alcoholic' blazer has asymmetric lapels, a dipped hem and seemingly random darts to give the impression that a tailor crafted it after a few too many drinks, but in reality each element is so perfectly balanced it could only be executed by the finest of artisans. This cotton piece is nipped, tucked and tweaked to create the designer's signature hourglass silhouette. Maximize the punky tartan pattern with the matching skirt.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's white Twisted Monroe dress is an elegant summer piece with a contemporary feel. It's cut from cotton-batiste to a feminine fit-and-flare silhouette and finished with zigzag overlocked stitching and a cowl neckline. Wear it with a 1950s-inspired box bag and strappy sandals for outdoor events.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's navy Mosto pea coat is a sophisticated version of an ageless classic. It's crafted from a mid-weight wool-blend to a double-breasted shape with notch lapels padded shoulders and gathers above and below the back waist strap to create a flattering flare over the hips. Enjoy how it earns instant style points with both statement trousers and laid-back jeans.
This light-beige jersey Vian dress offers a decidedly muted translation of Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's bold aesthetic. The slender silhouette features a flattering boat neck with one cap sleeve and one wide shoulder strap the former of which falls into a pleated panel that curves across the bodice towards the asymmetric hemline. Opt for an artistic bag to complete a modern evening ensemble.
A heart-shaped cut-out on the chest of this navy gingham Vivienne Westwood Anglomania shirt works with the multicoloured paint-effect print to statement effect. It's crafted in Italy from cotton to a cropped puff-sleeve shape with a relaxed fit through the frame. Style it with tapered trousers and platform sandals for an artful ensemble.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's collections are defined by contemporary cuts and unexpected details. This white cotton-batiste Godet top is shaped to a cocooning silhouette with a wide V-neck and partial sleeves and stitched with tonal zigzag patterns throughout. Try it with a pair of striped culottes for a weekend look with a twist.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's vintage influences are reworked with a signature artistic slant. This navy cropped top is crafted in Italy from floral-print gingham cotton and shaped with a square neckline. It takes cues from traditional corset styles with tailored darts through the waist and bust and features a beige laces at the front. Wear it with jeans to bring a whimsical tone to your off-duty wardrobe.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania scales back its avant-garde aesthetic to craft this white cotton-batiste Shore top. It's enlivened with zigzag stitching that runs asymmetrically along the slim shape and is anchored by knotted shoulder ties. Team it with black ruffled trousers for a monochrome look with an artistic twist.
Vivienne Westwood's 'Polina' skirt is layered at the front to create a sharp, uneven hem. Cut from fluid crepe, it's fully lined for a smooth fit and has subtle side vents for ease of movement. Wear yours with the equally graphic corset top.
Vivienne Westwood is synonymous with tartan – who could forget the role she played in the '70s punk movement and that iconic Anglomania collection in '93? From the Spring '18 lineup, this mini skirt is made from soft cotton and cut to create an asymmetric hemline. Keep it carefree with a tee or pair yours with the matching blazer for a bolder look.
You can immediately recognize Vivienne Westwood's handiwork in this 'Virginia' top by the artfully draped cowl neckline. Made in Italy, it's cut from black crepe - the slightly ribbed texture of the fabric holds the shape beautifully. Balance the sharp shoulders with oversized earrings.
Vivienne Westwood has been associated with tartan ever since she presented her iconic 'Anglomania' collection in 1993. Part of the Spring '18 collection - both women's and men's - this slim coat is tailored from cream cotton woven with 'Federal' red, green and midnight-blue checks. It features the label's signature orb on the lining.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania can always be relied upon to offer a subverted take on classic silhouettes. This black Tondo dress is crafted from a lightweight woven fabric with a button-fastening point collar and cowl neck that create a subtle keyhole front and comes with an optional self-fastening waist tie to offset the signature draped finish. Choose strappy sandals and deep-red accessories for evening.
Tap Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's punk-inflected sensibility with this black wool-blend Kite skirt. The loose flowing knee-length shape falls from a high-rise waist to an asymmetric hem and is sleekly finished with a concealed zip fastening and top button at the back. Take yours effortlessly from the office to events with a loose tailored shirt and printed backless leather loafers.
The versatile black Vian dress from Vivienne Westwood's Anglomania line is crafted in Italy from form-flattering lightweight stretch-jersey. The draped detail across the front and back of the dress draws the eye to the smallest part of the waist and is reflected in the angled hemline. Accessorise it with an eye-catching clutch and statement heels for a night out.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's Musa top is made in Italy from multicoloured printed panels and comes with a wide V-neck and long batwing sleeves. Keep the directional style in focus by teaming it with a high-waisted black skirt and avant-garde white ankle boots.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania offers beautifully draped pieces like this multicoloured Temperance-print halterneck dress. It's crafted in Italy from a semi-sheer lightweight fabric with a deep V-neck a self-tie belt to nip in at the waist and a daring open back then falls to an asymmetric hem. Team it with thick-soled sliders to breakaway from eveningwear styling codes emulating the label's punk aesthetic.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's black crepe New Fond dress is printed with a kaleidoscopic zigzag pattern that enhances the effect of the off-kilter cut. It's shaped with an asymmetric neckline long sleeves and a tilted hem that reveals a hint of the raw-edged black lining. Pick out the rainbow hues with a pair of electric satin stilettos.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania tackles Resort 2017's key blue and white gingham with a directional twist. This linen and cotton-blend Balloon top is layered with navy fil coupé spots for a tactile contrast and cut to a loose shape with short asymmetric sleeves and grungy raw edges. Adjust the trailing side ties to alter the volume.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania takes cues from its iconic namesake with this retro-influenced blue Safari jacket. It's crafted in Italy from checked cotton to a notch-lapel shape with button-fastening cropped sleeves. The relaxed-fitting silhouette is constructed with buttoned flapped-patch pockets and can be adjusted with the tie at the waist. Style it with pressed trousers for a modern twist on tailoring.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania's signature rebellion is stripped back in this gold stretch-fabric Squires dress. Made in Italy the loose sack-like silhouette falls over the body from a high neckline with only subtle folding and asymmetric draping as embellishment drawing attention to the gold micro-circle pattern. Contrast it with a ladylike bag and block heels for striking finish.
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania celebrates the infamous designer's rebellious spirit with unconventional pieces like these blue and white striped Melo Ticking trousers. They're made in Italy from mid-weight cotton with contrasting raw-hemmed red panels that run from the high-rise waist along the side pockets and down the sides. Tuck in a white sleeveless top and team them with flat leather sandals for an off-duty day in the city.
Cut in a sharp, straight silhouette marked by pressed creases, Vivienne Westwood's pants have been made in Italy from fluid wool-twill that feels soft against the skin. They're also detailed with classic tailoring features such as slant and welt pockets and thin belt loops. Try yours with a tonal blazer and pumps.
It's often true that the most effortless silhouettes take the most care and precision to create - as is the case with Vivienne Westwood's 'Virginia' dress. Cut from fluid dusty-pink crepe, it has an elegant draped neckline that's balanced by sharp shoulders and a slim-fitting bodice. The short sleeves are perfect for those who like a little more coverage, while the double back vent makes it so comfortable to wear.
Tartan is one of Vivienne Westwood's most-loved and iconic patterns - the designer has been using it since the '90s. These pants are made from checked cotton with turned-up cuffs that emphasize the tailored silhouette. Wear yours with a crisp white shirt, adding the label's matching blazer for maximum impact.
Outfits don't get much cooler than Vivienne Westwood's tartan mini skirt teamed with this 'Wilma' top from the Spring '18 collection. Named after the famous character from The Flintstones , it's cut from black crepe and darted at the bust and waist. Fasten the ties into a pussy-bow or leave them hanging punkishly loose.
Vivienne Westwood's shirt is cut from a white cotton-blend and embroidered with the brand's signature orb on the chest. The slim fit is accentuated by the orange buttoned collar and matching buttons through the front. Wear it with anything from jeans to tartan pants.