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Vivienne Westwood Red Label Spring 2014: Exceedingly More Wearable Than Expected

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Having Lily Cole dance under a spotlight isn't a bad way to kick off your show and Vivienne Westwood did just that and then kept the dramatic momentum running with her Red Label collection. Unlike what we've come to expect from Westwood's Red Label, the drama lay mostly with the battered-looking hair and makeup; Spring 2014 was surprisingly wearable for Westwood. The collection stuck with the designer's signature drape, but it wasn't as heavy, clashing or layered as in seasons past.

Among the collection's standouts were a deep V-neck black jumpsuit, a cropped floral jacket, cinched-at-the-waist two-piece day looks, a double breasted suit, and tees that expressed the designer's support of the fight against climate change.

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