Vivienne Westwood supports Climate Refugees

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By Ras Kwame in New Fashion on Tuesday 6 March 2012

It’s about time fashion made some sense. Big up Vivienne Westwood. The UK’s queen of fashion has gone to great lengths to support Climate Refugees. Through her design of affordable t-shirts for the No Place Like Home foundation, she’s helping raise money for all the people around the world who have abandoned their homes due to severe change in climate: whether it be floods or droughts.

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Mad Potter ceramic exhibition in Berlin

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By The Urban Grocer in New Events on Friday 14 October 2011

The Lewis Carroll classic has already inspired foodies from LA to London to Tokyo. This time around, the magic has turned up in Berlin, in the form of the Mad Potter ceramic exhibition — a Wonderland design-fest worthy of the trippiest tea party.

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London Calling in Mexico: Morgana

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By Marina Garcia-Vasquez in New Fashion on Tuesday 15 June 2010

British fashion designers Vivienne Westwood and Alexander McQueen are known the world over for their theatrics on the catwalk, but such displays of artistic fashion are unconventional for Mexico. So when designer Mauro Babún unveiled his Morgana Fall 2010 line at DFashion week with all the eerie pomp and circumstance of a McQueen show, the audience gleaned the pasarela melodrama.

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The New English

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By The Urban Grocer in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 6 January 2010

To be the Vivienne Westwood of the tableware world is one of Paul Bishop’s many ambitions for his budding dinnerware company, The New English. To reinvent tabletop ceramics with a radically different, exceedingly more contemporary look, is another. And he does mean radical: skeletons, bugs, striking tattoo imagery, and anatomic drawings in bold colors with delicate beauty grace his collection where dated flowers and simple patterns normally lie.

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Vivienne Westwood partners with Melissa

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By Katriane Hill in New Fashion on Thursday 9 April 2009

Fashion maven Vivienne Westwood has partnered this season with Melissa, a non toxic plastic shoe brand based out of Brazil, to bring us these interestingly sustainable shoes. The style, which is reminiscent of Westwood’s signature punk look, is so fashion-forward one might forget that the shoes are not only made out of MEFLEX (a revolutionary breathable, non-toxic […]

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