Vivienne Westwood net worth

Vivienne Westwood net worth

Net Worth: $185 Million

About Vivienne Westwood

Vivienne Westwood net worth

Vivienne Westwood is a well known fashion designer from Britain. She has expanded her career even more and became a businessperson. It has been stated that she is one of the wealthiest businesspeople in the world, as the total sum of Vivienne Westwood net worth reaches an estimate of 185 million dollars. Vivienne Westwood is credited to be the one who brought modern punk and new wave fashion styles into the mainstream.
Vivienne Westwood became known as a designer when she started to make clothes for Malcolm McLaren’s boutique, established in the King’s Road. It became more known as ‘SEX’. One of the reasons why it became so famous is that they were able to synthesize fashion with music in the 1970s. The most popular music genre at that time was punk, and it was also the music style played by Malcolm McLaren’s group called “The Sex Pistols”. Vivienne Westwood opened four boutiques in London. Eventually, more and more shops were opened in the United Kingdom and elsewhere in the world. These shops not only made her more known, but also increased the overall size of Vivienne Westwood net worth.

The fashion designer was born in 1941 in Derbyshire and her real birth name is Vivienne Isabel Swire. In 1958, the whole family moved to London. For a short period of time, Vivienne Westwood attended Harrow School of Art. However, after only one term, she decided to leave it, stating the following: “I didn’t know how a working-class girl like me could possibly make a living in the art world.” Vivienne Westwood then started to work as a primary school teacher. It was also this time when she got interested in fashion and created her own jewelry line, which she sold on Portobello Road. In 1962, Vivienne Westwood made friends with Derek Westwood. The couple got married in the same year. What is interesting is that Vivienne Westwood designed her own wedding gown. In 1963, she gave birth to their son, named Benjamin.
The marriage ended in divorce when she met Malcolm McLaren. In 1971, he opened a boutique called ‘Let it Rock’, which was also known as ‘SEX’. Today, this boutique is called ‘World Ends’ and Vivienne Westwood is still selling her clothing line there. Malcolm McLaren had a group and Vivienne Westwood was in charge of dressing its members. In 1967, she gave birth to a baby from Malcolm McLaren, who they named Joseph Corre. In the 1970s, Vivienne Westwood became a front face of punk fashion. During this time, a huge part of Vivienne Westwood net worth was also earned.
Talking about her clothing lines, the first one which she created was a collaboration with Malcolm McLaren, which was called Pirate. Later, they created more lines, which were even shown in fashion parades in London and Paris, titled Savages, Witches, Buffalo/Nostalgia of Mud, Punkature, and Worlds End 1984. The sales of these clothing lines have also added up to the total estimate of Vivienne Westwood net worth. Soon, she became known all around the world and even today Vivienne Westwood is regarded as an important fashion figure.

Now you have an idea why Vivienne Westwood net worth is this huge


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