Arby's buys Pharrell Williams' Grammys hat for $44,100

Arby's buys Pharrell Williams' Grammys hat for $44,100

BOARDMAN, Ohio, March 3 (UPI) -- Pharrell's Grammys hat purchased by Arby's for $44,100 on eBay.
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Pharrell Williams auctioning off his iconic hat for charity

Pharrell Williams auctioning off his iconic hat for charity

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. music producer and singer Pharrell Williams is auctioning off his iconic Vivienne Westwood-designed mountie hat to raise money for charity, EW.com said.
McCartney pens recipes for Meat Free Monday cookbook

McCartney pens recipes for Meat Free Monday cookbook

NEW YORK, March 27 (UPI) -- British music icon Paul McCartney has contributed some favorite vegetarian recipes for "The Meat Free Monday Cookbook," published this month by Kyle Books.

Brit royal guards seek bear fur substitute

LONDON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- British officials, reacting to animal rights groups' complaints, said they are seeking alternatives to the bear skin used in royal guards' famous hats.

Report: 'Sex' movie includes wedding scene

NEW YORK, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The cast of "Sex and the City: The Movie" has been spotted filming wedding scenes in Manhattan, the New York Daily News said Wednesday.

Alex Ferguson most powerful 'pensioner'

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- A British group for seniors has named Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson as the most powerful old-age "pensioner" in the world.

Paul McCartney may perfrom in Liverpool

LIVERPOOL, England, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Paul McCartney is in negotiations to be the star attraction at one of the showpiece events of Liverpool's Capital of Culture in England. If all goes well, the former Beatle "and friends" will return to McCartney's hometown for a concert in May 2008 at the

Moss fails to show at fashion awards

LONDON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The British Fashion Awards played out without Model of the Year Kate Moss showing up to collect her award.

Marilyn Manson marries in Ireland

KILSHEELAN, Ireland, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Rocker Marilyn Manson married longtime girlfriend, burlesque performer Dita Von Teese, in an Irish castle Saturday.

Axl Rose named 'cool old person' by teens

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- He's been out of the spotlight for years and is only 43, but former Guns N' Roses wailer Axl Rose is a "cool" old person to teenage girls worldwide.

Actors auction awards outfits for charity

LOS ANGELES, March 12 (UPI) -- Time is running out to bid on clothing and accessories worn by celebrities, including Cate Blanchett and Sarah Jessica Parker, at U.S. awards shows.

'Men in Skirts' exposes a fashion foible

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Men wear skirts in many Asian, African, and Oceanic cultures but in Westernized society influenced by European style traditions, the male doffed his skirts in the mid-14th century and began wearing pants.
Vivienne Westwood
British designer Vivienne Westwood and models walk down the catwalk wearing Vivienne Westwood's Autumn/Winter collection at London Fashion Week in London on February 14, 2008. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)

Dame Vivienne Westwood, DBE, RDI (born 8 April 1941) is a British fashion designer largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.

She is linked with the Sex Pistols via Malcolm McLaren and their SEX boutique on Kings Road, Chelsea in London during the 1970s. The shop was at 430 Kings Road.

Westwood was born Vivienne Isabel Swire in the village of Tintwistle, Cheshire (now in the county of Derbyshire) on 8 April 1941. She studied at the Harrow School of Art, later to become the University of Westminster, for one term. Vivienne went on to attend Middlesex University Trent Park College and later taught at a primary school in North London. She loved teaching.

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