Vivienne Westwood is not only known for her eccentricity and peculiar taste in clothes – The British designer likes to mix Fashion with deeper causes, transforming her shows into a proper manifesto. Every season, we happen to see a new theme for the upcoming collection, whether it’s save the pigs, or the global warming.
This S/S16 was all about the Joker, or better, the battle against the Politicians and the media , with “politicians are evil” “bankers” “criminal” as words printed on ripped clothes to enhance the message.
The protester vibe was very well shown on the catwalk as well, with some models being unruly in the way they presented themselves, wearing distressed tops and showing off their tattoos.
Animal prints, man-kinis and cave men robes were some of the most impressive garments created by Dame Westwood, but there were also some very wearable elements, such as the print suits, the relaxed black trousers and the striped blazers.