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W asked Vivienne Westwood why she chose to launch her flagship in LA and not NYC. The answer: "I don’t actually like New York. New York people are a bit stuck up and self important, and think that just the fact that they live in New York makes them better than anybody else. Sometimes there, you feel trapped by the concrete, and for me that means being trapped by the myth of Superman and American foreign policy and all these dreadful things that have done so much harm in the world." Ouch. She does note that she likes the Met, though. [W via The Cut]