Vivienne Westwood And Burberry Collaborate With Indigenous People to Preserve Rain Forests Around The Globe.

British designer Vivienne Westwood is collaborating with Burberry on a collection of re-imagined iconic styles to support Cool Earth, a charity organization that works alongside indigenous people in villages located in Papa New Guinea, Peru and the Congo to put the local people back in control to keep their rain forest intact.

Dame Vivienne Westwood, the doyenne of British fashion, has time and again used the runway (and the street) as a platform to voice her outspoken views on politics, tackling everything from restrictive gender norms, fracking and industrial farming to Scottish independence, Wikileaks and Margaret Thatcher.

The limited edition collection with Burberry, now under the creative direction of Riccardo Tisci, will be the first collaboration between the two maisons and will launch in December 2018.

“Vivienne Westwood was one of the first designers who made me dream to become a designer myself and when I first started at Burberry, I knew it would be the perfect opportunity to approach her to do something.  She is a rebel, a punk and unrivalled in her unique representation of British style, which has inspired so many of us. I am so incredibly proud of what we will be creating together.”

Riccardo Tisci

As editor and chief of The Fashion Plate Magazine, my belief is fashion is more than superficial and this brilliant and important collaboration validates my belief. And while this charity collection between Vivienne Westwood and Burberry is a generous idea, this type of behavior should be the norm and not just a one time thing.

This is a strong starting point for global leadership and future expectations going forward.

Editor and chief Nichelle Cole at Paris Fashion Week

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Nichelle Cole is the founder & editor-in-chief of The Fashion Plate magazine. A respected writer, stylist and influencer, she has been published in fashion magazines around the world.

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