Vivienne Westwood Says You’re Probably Ugly, Brain-dead, and Overconsumerized

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Vivienne Westwood. Photo: Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images

"People have never looked so ugly ... We are so conformist, nobody is thinking. I'm a fashion designer and people think 'what do I know?' but I'm talking about all this disposable crap. So I'm saying buy less, choose well, make it last." That's Vivienne Westwood speaking at the runway presentation of her new Red Label diffusion collection, which she presumably hopes you'll buy in addition to her main fall line ... or not?