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Rebel designer Vivienne Westwood talks to Interview magazine about he pros and cons of being absorbed by the mainstream: "At the end of punk rock, I realized that it was just a marketing opportunity for people to do more product," she says. "But it was also a marketing opportunity for the idea of a free society." Glass half full? [Interview]