The saint: Yves Saint Laurent. Taken from Dazed & Confused issue 63, March 2000: Trouser suits.
Black leather biker jackets. Skinny sweaters. No living designer has had such an impact on how women dress as Yves Saint Laurent. Indeed, such is his legacy that he now has his own museum. "Look me, but don't touch me," says Monsieur Hector Pascuat, in pidgin English and waving a white cotton-gloved finger with menace. In drawers beneath the rails, more garments lie, between rustling sheets of tissue paper: a safari jacket rests on a trapeze-line dress, the bright colours and rich brocades, on the African creations, inspired by the Ballets Russes, constructed out of row upon row of shiny beads.
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Vivienne Westwood certainly knows how to make a point.
The fashion designer and activist surprised residents in the sleepy town of Witney, in Oxfordshire, by driving an infantry carrier towards David Cameron’s house. A strident anti hydraulic fracking campaigner, Westwood has condemned the practice as a “crime against humanity” in the past and regularly appears at anti-fracking protests. She also held her own Mad Max themed demonstration against attempts by drilling companies to recover shale gas in April this year, complete with a bloodied doll (a “fracked baby of the future”) which appeared in photos with Harry Styles and other famous figures.
Vivienne Westwood rides on top of an armored personnel carrier (APC)