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#TBSD: Eccentric British designer Zandra Rhodes punks up the San Diego Opera

#TBSD: Eccentric British designer Zandra Rhodes punks up the San Diego Opera

 

Her imagination and artistic vision toward the unconventional are what attracts admirers and collaborators to fashion designer Zandra Rhodes. At the beginning of her career, she left Great Britain for New York, where she managed to show her designs to Diana Vreeland, the acclaimed editor of Vogue at the time, who immediately chose to feature them in the popular fashion magazine. 

Rhodes, who turns 77 this year, was part of a wave of new British designers in the 1970s who brought a renewed interest to the London fashion scene. She incorporated holes and jeweled safety pins into her pieces, earning her the name "Princess of Punk," and has...

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