The V&A curator in the Vivienne Westwood Shoes exhibition, Claire Wilcox, says Highly influential attempt to ahead of her time, Vivienne Westwood encapsulates an individual sorts of Britishness, combining fearless non-conformity with a perception of tradition.The exhibition includes sections sold on tailoring, tartan, and accessories, as well as the famous blue mock-croc platform shoes that Naomi Campbell wore when she fell on the catwalk in 1993 is likewise presented. Film and catwalk footage about the life and career of Westwood might be shown through the exhibition.
Vivienne Westwood's contribution to British fashion was honored in 1990 and 1991 when she was awarded British Designer from the Year twice uninterruptedly. The worldwide strength of her business was recognized in 1998 when she received the Queen's Award for Export, also in 2003 she was named Export Designer from the Year and awarded the united kingdom Fashion Export Award for Design. Her set up British cultural history was firmly established in 2006 when she was crowned very first British designer for getting a D.B.E by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to be with her outstanding contribution to fashion.
The Fine Arts Museums plus the V&A, London An Accord Vivienne Westwood will be the fourth in the few major Vivienne Westwood Bags international exhibitions shared involving the Fine Arts Museums along with the V&A, London. Prior presentations have a Grand Design The Artwork of the Victoria and Albert Museum, on view within the Legion of Honor in 1999; Artwork Deco 1910-1939, on view in 2004, also from the Legion; and International Arts and Crafts William Morris to An artist, in view at the de Young from March to June, 2006.This seven-year collaboration was formalized from the singing of each accord concerning the two institutions in May, 2006.