The article looks at Malcom McLaren, who is the second husband of Dame Vivienne Westwood. We will look at the child, they had together and what made them separate.
Who was Malcolm McLaren?
He was a British multi-talented fellow who worked as an impresario, musician, songwriter, visual artist among other careers.
He was born as Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren on 22nd January,1946.
He attended several arts Colleges after being raised by his grandmother.
He was famed for the promotion of the punk movement during which he supplied fashion from the Chelsea boutique.
It was a boutique that Malcolm McLaren had with his then girlfriend Vivienne Westwood.
He was arrested in 1977 for allegedly promoting a boat trip at a place outside the House of Parliament.
His “God Save the Queen” record was a controversial one as he satirist the Queen during her Jubilee in 1977.
Malcolm McLaren is noted for his solo work which initially was on Hip hop and world music.
He later made changes and gravitated towards funk and disco as well as the fashion dance called “voguing“.
Malcolm McLaren relationship with Vivienne Westwood.
He had a relationship with Dame Vivienne Westwood. She was his business partner in their Chelsea boutique, which housed Vivienne Westwood creative designs.
His relationship with Westwood started in 1971 and by 1980, it had ended.
It was a relationship which gave birth to Vivienne Westwood second child: Joseph Corre.
Malcolm McLaren relationship Andrea Linz.
Following his break-up from fellow businesswoman, Vivienne Westwood, he pursued love somewhere.
He was in a relationship with Andrea Linz.
She was studying fashion at the time at the Saint Martins school of arts.
Through Malcolm influence, Andrea Linz became part of the German pop-disco act Chilly.
Andrea Linz through hard work and social connection, rose to become fashion designer and even a model.
Linz relationship with Malciolm ended when the latter moved to the USA.
Malcom McLaren relationship with Lauren Hutton.
Out of side is out of mind, for that seem to be the kind of relationship McLaren had with Linz.
In the USA, he had relationship with another model and actress by name Lauren Hutton.
He lived with Hutton in no other place, but in Hollywood.
Lauren Hutton used to say “Malcolm was extraordinary.” She further added that “Irreplaceable. I’ll miss him for ever. He was a dragon’s egg, a rare bird, and one of the great unsung heroes of England.”
Malcolm ended that relationship and went ahead to engaged to one Eugena Melian. She lived with her in both Paris and Los Angeles.
He had some useful projects with her, but the relationship could not continue.
Malcolm McLaren relationship with Charlotte Skene-Catling and others.
McLaren also had relationship with Charlotte Skene-Catling. He was later engaged with her. That relationship did not go far, just like the ones before it.
The relationship ended when Charlotte Skene-Catling detected that Malcolm had a romantic connection with one Kim.
The said romantic connection occurred at a party and this seem to have upset-ted Skene-Catling.
Who was Dame Vivienne 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 was born on 8th April,1941. She is famed and credited for introducing punk and new wave fashion into the mainstream fashion.
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.
Ben Westwood and Joseph Corré are currently mourning the death of their mother,who died on 29th December,2022 at 81.
Who is Joseph Corre? Malcolm McLaren son
Joseph Corre is the second son of Dame Vivienne Westwood. He is the son she had with Malcolm McLaren, her former boyfriend and business partner.
Joseph Corre who was born on 30th November,1967 is a British businessman and an activist.
He was born as Joseph Ferdinand Corré .
He co-founded it along with his business partner and ex-wife Serena Rees.
The company is a huge one with outlets in 13 other countries.