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Tuesday, 15th July 2008
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Vivienne Westwood exhibition to go on display in Roppongi

Japanese fans of legendary fashion designer Vivienne Westwood have the chance to enjoy an exhibition of her work, which is being held at the Zel Cafe Gallery in Roppongi.

The Vivienne Westwood Opus Exhibition, which had its successful debut at London Fashion Week, is to open to the public from July 19th until August 10th, reports the Japan Times.

Among the items on display at the exhibition will be one of the biggest fashion books ever published and a collection of Polaroid portraits featuring the designer's friends and family wearing a selection of her creations.

Born in 1941, Ms Westwood became synonymous with the fashion styles of the 70s punk and 80s new wave movements. In the 1970s, she opened the SEX boutique at Chelsea's Kings Road with Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren.

Her work has also been displayed at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the National Gallery of Australia.