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Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that Vivienne Westwood loves 18th-century paintings? French artists Watteau, Fragonard and Boucher are particularly inspiring to her because “all three say so much of that age”. The designer told The Guardian: “To look at a painting is to enter a world. I love that 18th-century version of the pagan world. It’s a delight. The only place to find ideas is by looking at what people did in the past. It’s the way you can be original. Nothing comes from a vacuum; it is impossible to be creative unless you have a link with the past and tradition.”