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Get a Life: The Diaries of Vivienne Westwood

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While it's not a comprehensive biography--we have Ian Kelly to thank for that--it is as close as we can get to the inner workings of her mind. To be so full of energy and life at her age - and to rally against what you believe is detrimental to the future - environmental, creative and judicious. remarked many times by Lee and John as the the one who introduced punk to fashion in the 70's and 80's. Vivienne Westwood began Get A Life, her online diary, in 2010 with an impassioned post about Native American activist Leonard Peltier.

This book is in the form of a journal that Vivienne kept from 2010 through 2016, containing drawings, art she admired and photographs. I liked this but I didn't rate it higher only because I didn't always agree with some of her ideas and sweeping generalisations. In 1992, Westwood was awarded an OBE, which she collected from Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. Later that evening, I have dinner with the Dalai Lama who asks me about my meeting with Ban Ki-moon. Sometimes u may feel that her diaries are very hectic hence even more I'm proud of myself to get to the end of it and not dropping earlier.Fashion designer, political activist, national icon: Vivienne Westwood sets down her unique vision of the world in her blog, Get A Life. Since then, she has written two or three entries each month, discussing her life in fashion and her involvement with art, politics and the environment. You might find Vivienne highlighting tribal communities’ struggles to maintain the rainforest; another might see her visiting Julian Assange in the Ecuadorian Embassy, or driving up to David Cameron‘s house in the Cotswolds in a full-on tank. I’ve been a supporter of Leonard, a Native American who has been wrongly imprisoned for 35 years, for a long time.

Find your next must-read with the Serpent’s Tail newsletter and discover gripping crime and mystery from Viper Books. Very motivating read, to Vivennes's way of thinking and the time she devotes for environmental causes.She knows she thinks differently than the status quo, and because of that, she sometimes must explain herself. I wish she'd simply written a real diary rather than 'dictated' one for an audience, as it feels to me in this case. Then again, Vivienne might be hanging out with her friend Pamela Anderson, or in India for Naomi Campbell's birthday party, or watching Black Sabbath in Hyde Park with Sharon Osbourne.

Dame Vivienne Westwood is one of the icons of our age: fashion designer, activist, co-creator of punk, global brand and grandmother. This online magazine fuses the best high-end, progressive and luxury brands as well as independent designers. Spanning six years of Climate Revolution, fashion and activism, the book is as provocative as you would expect from Britain’s punk dame. What we have here then is a story of the last six years of Climate Revolution and the journey that got us there. And, to clarify, nothing she says is of the hateful manner, so it's the little things like what does art really mean?She lives a busy, busy life - and as she records her daily routine we begin to get to know this woman - in an intimate productive way. hungry to learn more I planned to dive one era backwards to understand different inspirations and fashion world back then.

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