Continuing to push the envelope each season with compelling looks, Vivienne Westwood took the runway at Milan Fashion Week recently with her 2014 fall/winter collection. While Westwood’s inspirations are often far-flung, her latest range looked to recent protests against oil and gas fracking in the UK, which Westwood describes as an “irresponsible behavior of our governments.” To combat this disposition, models were styled with thick, matte colored hair, PVC anoraks nodded to inappropriate toxic waste disposal, while neoprene sweatsuits brought to mind modern crusaders. Elsewhere, patterned dresswear presented bold alternatives to quintessential menswear designs and classic footwear designs were injected with loud bursts of color, while timeless pieces like the double-breasted biker jacket reinforced the label’s rebellious motifs in fashion.
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