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Fashion with a political message from iconic British fashion designer, Vivienne Westwood.

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Vivienne Westwood is an iconic British fashion designer known for being largely responsible for championing new wave and modern punk fashions within the British fashion industry. The Godmother of Punk launched her namesake fashion label way back in 1970 and since then she has continued to present innovative and unique collections, with her signature pinstriped tailoring, tartan, corsets and Watteau (gathered and pleated) gowns.

Flame-haired Westwood continues with her trademark signature style with the Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring/Summer 2012 collection, topped of with a political statement for her favourite environmental cause. Often using her fashion shows as a platform, this season Vivienne Westwood is championing the cause of the Rainforest charity, Cool Earth, which is a campaign close to the designers heart that aims to save the most vulnerable Rainforest areas by 2020. Since launching in 2007, Cool Earth has worked with those indigenous to the rainforest to protect over 2.5 million acres in the Western Amazon and block the advance of illegal logging.

Compared with previous Red Label collections, the Spring/Summer 2012 offering was rather more subdued, with more of a clear theme running through the line. The collection featured all the Vivienne Westwood staples, with new spins on the draped, bias cut dresses; tailored checked and tartan trouser suits; pinstriped city shorts with matching vest and jackets; marigold and blue tie-dyed dresses; creatively cut shirts; and Grecian-looking silk jersey numbers in classic white and black.

Stand out pieces of the collection include a draped nautical mini dress; a cream and blue tartan slim-tailored trouser suit; a metallic silver pin-tucked and draped mini dress; and a stunning red floor length gown with fish tail silhouette and layer upon layer of tulle. As per usual, the collection was topped off with feral hair and makeup, so without further ado we present the Spring/Summer 2012 collection from Vivienne Westwood Red Label…Enjoy!

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Blue Sleeveless Sweater

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Pewter Jersey TopVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Leather Effect Shirt

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Pewter Skirt Suit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 High Waist White SkirtVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Powder Blue Knit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Draped Stripe Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Stripe Mini SkirtVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Striped Bralet

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Pinstripe Short Suit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Indigo Pinstripe ShirtVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Stone Tartan Suit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Powder Blue Suit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Slate Grey SuitVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Grey Leather Biker

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sheer White Shirt

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Dropped Crotch TrouserVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Black Shirt Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Draped Taupe Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Blue Tie-Dry DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Polka Dot Mini Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Polka Dot Midi Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Yellow Tie-Dye DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 White Rope Tie Cape

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Grey T-shirt Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sand Pinstripe SuitVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sand Pinstripe Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Feather Print Sweater

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Squid Printed TeeVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Gold Brocade Cape

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Aqua Printed Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Black Wrap DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 White Draped Mini Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 White Midi Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Silver Mini DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Black Draped Midi Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Yellow Tie Die Top

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Black Strapless Draped DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Pearly Paper Bag Skirt

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Filigree Printed Top

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Lace Printed DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Gold Brocade Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sand Draped Mini Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sand Draped Jump SuitVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Leather Effect Mac

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Black Tailored Suit

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sand Tulle Cocktail DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Metallic Silver Mini Dress

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Red Fishtail Tulle Gown

Vivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Sequin Tie Dye DressVivienne Westwood Red Label SS 2012 Gold Off Shoulder Dress

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If you like the look of the Spring/Summer 2012 collection from Vivienne Westwood why not check out the seasonal collections from Holly Fulton, Jonathan Saunders and House of Holland.












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