Vivienne Westwood calls on Duchess to buy less clothes

Vivienne Westwood with models on the catwalk during her show at the Saatchi Gallery, London. Credit: Press Association

Dame Vivienne Westwood has called on the Duchess of Cambridge to stop buying so many outfits.

As her London Fashion Week showcase at the Saatchi Gallery opened Dame Vivienne said that when Kate goes to so much effort to get an outfit to looks good, she should wear it more often.

The designer said she disapproved at the sheer volume of Kate's expansive wardrobe, and said she should make more of an effort to "keep wearing" the outfits that suit her. She said:

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Westwood dressed in her usual controversial style with an image of Julian Assange on her T-shirt during her London Fashion Week 2013 catwalk show.

She said today's Red Label collection carried the theme of quality over quantity - but not less glamour.

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Models on the catwalk during the Vivienne Westwood Red Label Autumn/Winter London Fashion Week 2013 Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire