Vivienne Westwood, fashion designer and style icon, dies at 81

To the media, she was "the high p riestess of punk" andthe "Queen of Extreme

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To the fashion world, she was a beloved character who energized and pushed the boundaries of the industry until her death

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Received the Order of the British Empire from the Queen in 1992

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Westwood was born on 8 April 1941 in Derbyshire

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Her first fashion show came in 1981. Remembered as Pirate Collection 

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Used to design wedding dresses for iconic TV characters

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Westwood's death caused an outpouring of grief among celebrities and the fashion world

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