Now more than ever, sustainable fashion is the topic of conversation for designers. As for British designer, Vivienne Westwood she is determined to share her thoughts with the world through her new collection.
The Autumn/Winter 2021 line was inspired by the 1743 painting Daphnis and Chloe from french artist Francois Boucher. The painting is a romantic piece upon the infatuation of a shepherd and shepherdess. Westwood resembles the art in her collection, with its primary focus on the sky and pastoral scenes. A variety of staples are showcased, like trench coats, printed trousers, and pastels.
The unisex designs have been created of 90% sustainably sourced material. The silhouettes feature an assortment of materials from recycled denim, organic silk, and viscose. These materials have proved to reduce the impact on our environment. Westwood is actively creating a sustainable fashion house with Kenya’s efforts Africa bag collection. She is the future of sustainability in high fashion.