Katharine Hamnett is celebrated for her bold designs and commitment to ethical and sustainable fashion practices. In the 1980s, she became known for her oversized silhouettes, graphic prints and politically charged slogans that challenged social norms and highlighted pressing global issues. Her iconic "Choose Life" and "58% Don't Want Pershing" T-shirts became emblematic of the activism and youth culture of the time and cemented her status as a trailblazer in the fashion industry.