Fashion

Vivienne Westwood

King's college London academic dress, designed by Vivienne Westwood

Born Vivienne Isabel Swire in the village of Tintwistle, Derbyshire on 8th April 1941, the daughter of Gordon Swire and Dora Swire (née Ball), who had married two weeks after the outbreak of World War II. 

Hugo Boss

Boss

Boss was born in 1885, to parents who owned a lingerie and linen shop in the small town of Metzingen, 20 miles south of Stuttgart. After serving in World War I, Boss established his own clothes factory in 1924, in Metzingen, a small town south of Stuttgart, where it is still based.

Classically Bohemian' Burberry unveils its latest Menswear Autumn/Winter 2015 collection

Classically Bohemian' Burberry unveils its latest Menswear Autumn/Winter 2015 collection

Burberry showed its Prorsum Menswear Autumn/Winter 2015 collection live from London's Kensington Gardens, with a live performance from British singer-songwriter Clare Maguire, accompanied by London Contemporary Voices, The Langley Sisters and her band.

“Fashion fades only style remains the same” Coco Chanel

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel was born on August 19th 1883, in the charity hospital run by the Sisters of Providence in Samur, France, to an unwed mother, Eugénie Jeanne Devolle, who was a laundrywoman. Her father, Albert Chanel, was a street vendor who peddled work clothes and undergarments.

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