John has been the shoemaker for Vivienne Westwood since the beginning of 1987. Originally his father Aresti managed the business & it was he that I first met & dealt with as it was I working for my mother’s production at the time that first found & approached them. Continue reading
Last week the Climate Revolution Charter was placed in the World`s End & Conduit Street shops to coincide with the new Conduit St new window display designed by Joe Rush, co founder of the Mutoid Waste company.. Joe has been closely involved with Vivienne & the Climate Revolution since last summer when he was working on the mutated machines to be used in the closing ceremony of the Paralympic games. Continue reading
Emu has been working in World`s End shop now for a little over 12 months. Originating from Yokohama in Japan she has been in England now for 10 years & lives with her husband & 3 year old daughter somewhere in Kent. Continue reading
Join the #ClimateRevolution between 2 – 4 Saturday 2 March @followwestwood 44 Conduit St W1 https://www.facebook.com/events/535035979853107/@climate_rev
More info:On the 2nd of March between 2pm and 4pm, Vivienne Westwood’s ‘face of war’ from the Paralympics and the catwalk takes to the streets of London. Continue reading
I found this old photo recently & thought it would be nice to share it with you. It is a Polaroid picture of Sara Stockbridge taken in the World`s End shop on her way home after having just modelled in the October 87 `Britain goes Pagan` s/s88 show at Kensington Olympia. Continue reading
In keeping with the Climate Revolution here is another idea on how to recycle your old clothes & make stylish new ones from them… In this case a new hat has been made from two old ones. First tear or cut the old hats (they may already be torn) into the design pattern you have chosen then just join them together with (in this case copper) safety pins or something else you think of. You could use staples, strips of tape or even stitch it with thread. Other trimmings can be added as you wish. Maybe a feather or a badge or two? You could even run over it with a car for a nice tyre print….