The creation of punk in the boutique Let it Rock founded in London in 1971; corsets and crinolines exhumed from the eighteenth-century costume and declined in the 80s; English tradition mini-kilt, tartan and tweed revived in the 90s and ecological commitment in today’s: Vivenne Westwood means unconventional haute couture, allowed by the creative inspiration of the designer who let herself be freely inspired by styles and techniques of any era to read the present in subversive keys.