Children proved the future indeed for Vivienne Westwood at this year's Paris Fashion Week, with the British designer enlisting three dozen 7-year-olds to help with her latest collection. The British schoolkids painted bugs, plants, and snakes on Westwood’s eco-minded show "Chaos Point," which took to the runway Monday, Reuters reports.
No child labor here, though—the kids went looking for Westwood, writing her after learning she was a "great artist" in class. Their hearts and pink butterflies met with Westwood's certainly grown-up vision for the show: freedom fighters warding off ecological disaster. Politics have long found their way into Westwood's work, which famously trumpeted the slogan "I am not a terrorist" in 2005.