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Vivienne Westwood pays tribute to Prince Charles with latest collection

January 20, 2015
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Vivienne Westwood paid homage to Prince Charles during her latest fashion show at Milan Men's Fashion Week on Monday. Wearing a t-shirt emblazoned with a portrait of the royal in a military beret, the fashion designer praised the 73-year-old as she took to the catwalk for her bow. "I want to pay tribute to Prince Charles and the great job he's doing," said the famously eccentric fashion legend.

The designer wore a t-shirt emblazoned with the royal's face as she took to the catwalk

She went on to cite how he has used his royal status as a way of championing organic farming and raising awareness of climate change. "If Prince Charles had ruled the world according to his priorities during the last 30 years, we would be all right and we would be tackling climate change," she concluded.

Many of the items in the collection featured Prince Charles' visage

Vivienne had included the royal heavily in her collection, with his face printed on several items of clothing from her latest menswear line. There was also a nod to the Prince's style through the presence of tweed, tailored suits and houndstooth coats.

The Queen also featured - in the form of a pound note-emblazoned suit

Prince Charles wasn't the only royal to feature in Vivienne's show – the Queen's face was also printed on handbags and accessories via pound notes.

Prince Charles' style was referenced with the use of tweed and tailored suits

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