This article about Vivienne Westwood from 2002 highlights exactly the kind of creative inspiration I wish we saw more of:
"Last week the godmother of sedition struck again when she unveiled the final-year collections by her students at the Berlin University of Art fashion department. The designs were modeled by inmates of an old people's home. 'Life becomes richer as you grow old,' she declared. 'I like the aging process and have no problem with it.'"