Vivienne Westwood at Buchholz + Schipper

September 25 – 30, 1991

Exhibition view: Vivienne Westwood at Buchholz + Schipper, Cologne, 1991

 

Photo © Lothar Schnepf

Exhibition view: Vivienne Westwood at Buchholz + Schipper, Cologne, 1991

 

Photo © Lothar Schnepf

Exhibition view: Vivienne Westwood at Buchholz + Schipper, Cologne, 1991

 

Photo © Lothar Schnepf

Original exhibition invitation (recto) 

Vivienne Westwood at Buchholz + Schipper

Buchholz + Schipper, Cologne
September 25 – 30, 1991
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It will look like a luxury boutique and not like a gallery in September at Buchholz + Schipper. The two gallery owners present the fashion multiples of London fashion designer Vivienne Westwood. For her bizarre and extravagant models, the post-punker is not only praised by the Sex Pistols. Last year, her colleagues honored her with the 'Fashion Designer of the Year' award for collections on the brink of wearability. She became famous with the putti that adorn her swimsuits, T-shirts and shirts. Vivienne Westwood has made the safety pin in the ear of the English Queen fashionable on T-shirts, discovered arm cuffs reminiscent of armour as accessories for the elegant black cashmere pullover, and currently the platform sole of the seventies and the frowned upon fur are in vogue with her. She is a fashion designer who invokes the traditional, a specialist in costumes of the centuries... 

– Prinz, September 1991

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