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About Vivienne Westwood Bags

From the 1970s, when she burst onto London?s fashion scene at the vanguard of punk?s fashion movement, Dame Vivienne Westwood made the world sit up and take notice of contemporary British design with her now legendary creations. As we have come to expect from Vivienne Westwood, the handbags in her collection show the same energetic, controversial and rebellious creativity that you will find in her other lines, such as her clothing and jewellery designs. One of the most characteristic features of Vivienne Westwood?s approach to design is her fearlessness when it comes to juxtaposing traditional methods and materials with innovative, modern or even, at first glance, startling ones. This is certainly true of her handbag collections in which colours, fabrics, shapes and ornamentation are all approached in ways which will surprise and delight anyone who truly appreciates boldness, imagination and innovation in fashion design. While Vivienne Westwood?s handbags will always be noted for forward thinking design, this is also a design house with a conscience. In terms of the packaging of her creations, Vivienne Westwood has given a lot of consideration to environmental sustainability, bringing iconic British design with a heart to her many fans around the world. A handbag is not only a practical item but also a fashion statement. While Vivienne Westwood's handbags are highly functional, they are also desirable and beautiful objects. Many of the old rules, such as choosing handbags to match shoes or outfits, no longer apply. Vivienne Westwood, whose approach to design is all about challenging the old rules and offering exciting, new, revolutionary alternatives to familiar everyday items, knows this better than anyone.