Four fashion designers have given London’s traditional red double-decker buses a makeover, as part of Visit London’s promotional campaign, One Amazing Week. The work of Julien Macdonald (top left), Toby Mott, Vivienne Westwood and Zandra Rhodes’ (below left) will be exhibited on route 53, 11, 3 and 176 respectively. Westwood has taken inspiration from her latest collection, Mott has made use of London landmarks and areas, Rhodes has applied a Pop Art theme and Macdonald has opted for a neon bright circus print. The new-look buses hit the road today.
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