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. 



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