Vivienne Westwood’s activism extended to supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, posing in a giant birdcage in 2020 to try to halt his extradition to the US. File photo: EPA-EFE
Vivienne Westwood’s activism extended to supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, posing in a giant birdcage in 2020 to try to halt his extradition to the US. File photo: EPA-EFE
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Vivienne Westwood, Britain’s provocative fashion dame, dead at 81

  • British designer Vivienne Westwood’s punk and new wave-inspired garments made her a fashion icon
  • Westwood’s fashion house announced her death, saying she passed peacefully surrounded by family

Vivienne Westwood’s activism extended to supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, posing in a giant birdcage in 2020 to try to halt his extradition to the US. File photo: EPA-EFE
Vivienne Westwood’s activism extended to supporting Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, posing in a giant birdcage in 2020 to try to halt his extradition to the US. File photo: EPA-EFE
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