The article looks at Derek Westwood, who is the first husband of British fashion designer, Dame Vivienne Westwood. We will look at their careers and that of children that they shared together.
Who is Derek Westwood?
He is the first love for British famous fashion designer Dame Vivienne.
Derek Westwood was a photographer. He was a photographer for Erotica.
Erotica refers to a literature or an art that that deals with the issue of erotic, sexually simulations.
We don’t have the details of how the two met.
Derek Westwood had one kid with Dame Vivienne. His child with Dame Vivienne is their son Ben Westwood.
Derek Westwood son, Ben was born in 1963. They got married in 1962 and their marriage was 4 year one.
Their marriage ended in 1965 through a divorce. It is not clear what made Dame Vivienne to keep Derek’s surname.
Who was Dame Vivienne Westwood? Derek Westwood
She was born in Tintwistle which is in Cheshire in England. But who is she?
She was born as Dame Vivienne Isabel Westwood. She was a British fashion designer as well as businesswoman.
Dame Vivienne earned the most excellent British Order which is a recognition of achievements in the Arts and science, and other contribution.
She came into the limelight when she made clothes for a boutique that she ran along with Malcolm McLaren.
The boutique which was located in King’s Road was known as SEX. This team work between Dame Vivienne and McLaren which which was a blend of music and clothing had a huge impact to McLaren band which is the Sex Pistols.
Dame Vivienne business side saw her opening a chain of shops in London. Her businesses expanded rapidly and went to other parts ob Britain and the world at large.
Dame Vivienne shops sells a varied range of goods. Her goods had promoted campaigns in the area of Civil rights, Climate change and nuclear Disarmament.