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Vivienne Westwood, the provocative lady of British fashion, dies at 81
As the dresser for the Sex Pistols, Vivienne Westwood, who died Thursday at the age of 81, was synonymous with 1970s punk rock, a rebelliousness that remained the hallmark of an unapologetic political designer who he became one of the biggest names in British fashion. “Vivienne Westwood died today, peacefully and surrounded by her family, in Clapham, South London. The world needs people like Vivienne to make a change for the better,” her fashion house said on her Twitter.
Queen May guitarist and Soccer Lionesses named in King’s New Year Honors
Britain recognized Queen guitarist Brian May, several English “Lionesses” who won the women’s European soccer championship and diplomats involved in the response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in King Charles’ first-ever New Year’s Honors list. Four members of the England women’s soccer team received honours, captain Leah Williamson receiving an OBE, while tournament Golden Boot winner Beth Mead, defender Lucy Bronze and all-time leading goalscorer Ellen White received MBEs. .
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