Mary Quant

Mary Quant

She was an excellent designer who wasn’t afraind to try new thing and to explored.  She gave us the miniskirt and hot pant who doesn’t love to wear those  piece they are comfortable, sexy, and feminine.  Let get to know her a litter better.

She was  (born 11 February 1934) is a Welsh fashion designer and British fashion icon, who was instrumental in the mod fashion movement.   She was one of the designers who took credit for inventing the miniskirt and hot pants. Born in Blackheath, London, to Welsh parents, Quant brought fun and fantasy to fashion in the 1960s. As creator of the mini skirtand hot pants, she showed a generation how to dress to please themselves. Her instant success made traditionally cautious designers change their attitudes and make their designs appeal to the newly important youth market.

In 1966 Mary was appointed OBE for her outstanding contribution to the fashion industry. She accepted the award in her inimitable style, arriving at Buckingham Palace in a micro-mini skirt and black cut-out gloves.

In 1990 she won the Hall of Fame Award of the British Fashion Council.

 

 

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