Designer Vivienne Westwood Calls First Lady’s Style “Dreadful”

Westwood prefers Jackie O.


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British designer Vivienne Westwood, 71, took jabs at First Lady Michelle Obama during an interview with The New York Times about her new “Punk: Chaos to Couture” exhibition at the New York Metropolitan Museum.

The designer, who recently voiced her not-so-nice opinion on Dutchess Kate Middleton, was frank with the New York Times.

The New York Times: You must love our first lady, who is famous for recycling her clothes?

Westwood: Don’t talk about her. It’s dreadful what she wears.

The New York Times: What?

Westwood: I don’t want to talk about it. Really, I can’t. She’s a very nice looking lady, but it’s a nonstarter regarding clothes that suit her.

Westwood did have nice things to say about former First lady Jackie Kennedy.

“She was a different matter altogether,” Westwood said. “It just had to suit her and be something that makes a human being more glamorous.”

Read more at TheGrio.com.