Condolences to Vivienne Westwood’s family following her emotional farewell.

Vivienne Westwood, a prominent pioneer in fashion design, has died at the age of 81. Her family has reported that she died “peacefully” with them at her side in her Clapham home.

The fashion designer gained to popularity in the 1970s and, along with her partner at the time, Malcolm McLaren, helped to shape the punk and new-wave fashion trends that dominated the decade. They both contributed to the establishment of the SEX boutique store.