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T-shirt - Vive Le Rock

Vive Le Rock

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1977-1980 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
    Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
    Seditionaries (retailer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Printed cotton

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Fashion, Room 40, case CA16, shelf FIG4

Physical description

Printed white cotton T-shirt, 'Vive Le Rock' black print.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1977-1980 (made)


McLaren, Malcolm (designer)
Vivienne Westwood, born 1941 (designer)
Seditionaries (retailer)

Materials and Techniques

Printed cotton

Object history note

Part of Punk outfit (T.180 to 183:1, 2-1995) worn by George Slattery.

Purchased. Registered File number 1994/514.

Descriptive line

T-shirt, 'Vive Le Rock', printed cotton, designed by Malcolm McLaren and Vivienne Westwood for Seditionaries, Great Britain, 1977-1980; part of Punk outfit, UK, 1977.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

De La Haye, Amy and Cathie Dingwall, eds. Surfers Soulies Skinheads & Skaters: Subcultural Style from the Forties to the Nineties. London: Victoria and Albert Publications, 1996.


Cotton (textile)




Fashion; Clothing


Textiles and Fashion Collection

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