The style world suffered an enormous loss with the dying of Vivienne Westwood on Thursday, Dec. 28 and the glitterati have been fast to pay tribute to the icon. The 81-year-old British pioneer, whose eccentric designs and elegance catapulted her to fame within the 70s, handed away “peacefully and surrounded by household and pals” in London, her group mentioned on Instagram. “Vivienne continued to do the issues she cherished, up till the final second, designing, engaged on her artwork, writing her ebook, and altering the world for the higher,” the assertion continued. “She led an incredible life.”
“I’ll proceed with Vivienne in my coronary heart,” added Andreas Kronthaler, her husband and inventive accomplice. “We have now been working till the tip and she or he has given me loads of issues to get on with. Thanks darling.” Vivienne married Andreas in 1992, virtually a decade after she broke it off with Malcolm McLaren, whom she ushered within the punk period with as he managed the Intercourse Pistols, who incessantly wore Malcolm and Vivienne’s designs.
After the unhappy information unfold, Hollywood’s finest and brightest took to their social media to recollect Vivienne. From Rose McGowan to Dua Lipa to Yoko Ono, Vivienne’s fan membership ran deep, and so they made certain to point out their appreciation for the designer, who was even awarded the OBE (Officer of the British Empire) in 1992 by the late Queen Elizabeth II. Hold studying to see the celebs’ responses, under.
Deeply saddened by a real punk’s passing, Vivienne Westwood, what a hellraiser, what a expertise. #VivienneWestwood #angelofdemocracy pic.twitter.com/MfFjwyApJO
— Rose✨McGowan (@rosemcgowan) December 29, 2022
“Deeply saddened by a real punk’s passing, Vivienne Westwood, what a hellraiser, what a expertise,” Rose McGowan wrote on Twitter alongside a photograph of herself in a Vivienne Westwood design. One other snap featured Vivienne herself strolling beside her personal designs on a runway.
The “Levitating” singer took to her Instagram Tales to share a photograph of Vivienne. Dua wrote, “A vogue icon who will likely be sorely missed.”
Relaxation in peace, Vivienne. What a lady – so younger at coronary heart, motivated, lovely and chic. Our love and deepest condolences exit to Andreas, Ben, Joseph and households. Love, yoko pic.twitter.com/HkDQhyoTrG
— Yoko Ono (@yokoono) December 29, 2022
John Lennon’s widow shared a candy photograph of herself with Vivienne on her Twitter. “Relaxation in peace, Vivienne. What a lady – so younger at coronary heart, motivated, lovely and chic. Our love and deepest condolences exit to Andreas, Ben, Joseph and households. Love, yoko”
Juliette Lewis posted a photograph of Vivienne in a white button-down to her Instagram. “She was at all times creating for the long run by trying unflinchingly and seeringly [sic] into the now,” the Yellowjackets star wrote. “She didn’t simply query major stream age & magnificence requirements. She didn’t even see or acknowledge them as having something to do with the relevance and necessity for individualistic aesthetic expression.”
Intercourse and the Metropolis’s Kim Catrall took to her Instagram to share a candy anecdote in regards to the lady who had an integral half within the look of the SATC film. “A real genius who by no means misplaced her northern grit. Quick story – An LA stylist had despatched me 3 clothes from numerous designers for the London/Berlin/NY premiers of a movie. The garments arrived at my London resort unclean, have been unflattering and in want of alteration. I used to be crest fallen till a mutual buddy took me instantly to see @viviennewestwood atelier and Vivienne made me a brand new gown in 3 days and a pair of others beside for every of the upcoming openings. I’ve by no means forgotten her generosity and kindness in making that occur and saving the day.”
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