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Women in Mini-skirts in the 1960's

Fifty years ago, British designer Mary Quant introduced the mini-skirt and women began hiking up their hemlines. And with shorter skirts came pantyhose and patterned tights, replacing girdles and garter belts. 583 more words


Celia Hammond

Born in Indonesia, Celia Hammond was discovered by Norman Parkinson in the early 1960s and went on to build a career as a top model in Paris and Swinging London. 358 more words

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About Bonnie

One of the most critically acclaimed and commercially successful American fashion designers of the twentieth century, Bonnie Cashin (1907–2000) was revered for her intellectual, opinionated, and independent approach to ready-to-wear. 654 more words


Fashion designer Mary Quant

Bold, Black and White

For the SDC competition, I have been using colours that represent culture, home and tradition. However, I wanted to add a twist to it and give my designs a fresh look through stylised motifs. 58 more words


“The fashionable woman wears clothes. The clothes don’t wear her” – Mary Quant