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Mary Quant in Manchester

I’ve never heard of the Gallery of Costume in Manchester. I’m well aware of the Costume Institute at The Met in NYC, particularly given the annual Met Gala on Monday night, but when my o/h suggested we visit the one in Manchester, it left me slightly confused, and a bit miffed that I’d never been there before. 452 more words


The Brit Girl

· Why We Can’t Get Enough of British Style ·

Alexa Chung, Cara Delevingne, Kate Moss, Suki Waterhouse, Emma Watson: our favorite fashion darlings, all hailing from across the pond. 1,187 more words


LCF TOUR | Mary Quant & Lorraine Smith


  • 60’s British Fashion Designer
  • Popularized the mini skirt
  • Owned her own cosmetic line as an affordable luxury for fashionistas that couldn’t afford her clothing.
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The Dressmaker's Library: "Mary Quant * Autobiography"

“Mary Quant * Autobiography”.  Published by Headline Publishing Group, 2012.

Much has been written about how Christian Dior revolutionized fashion with the New Look of 1947.  849 more words

The Dressmaker's Library

Mary Quant Eyeshadows

Hm, Mary Quant. Wasn’t that something from the 1960s, mod dresses and cute tights?

(Pic taken from the dovima2010 flickr page.)

Turns out the iconic UK brand is alive in Japan, running a badass… 504 more words

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February 11 in history

660 BC – Traditional date for the foundation of Japan by Emperor Jimmu.

1531 Henry VIII was recognised as supreme head of the Church of England. 619 more words


Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Perhaps one the most revolutionary designers of our time, Mary Quant’s non-conformist attitude to fashion perfectly captured the cultural progression of the sixties and seventies. Looking to celebrate new, edgier designs, most notably in the form of the mini skirt, Quant aimed to focus away from tawdry ‘adult’ designs in favour of targeting young, hip consumers. 254 more words