Mary Quant : an iconic sixties designer 

Mary Quant is a British fashion designer and figure of “Swinging London”. In the sixties, she creates the mini skirt and the hot pants. She designes a young and fun fashion : short dresses and skirts, bright colours and simple lines. She likes geometric shapes, bright colours, polka dots and original materials. The logo and famous pattern of the brand is a flower (daisy). In 2000, the brand is takeover by a Japanese group. There are over 200 shops in the colors of Mary Quant in Japan. The website is http://mq.maryquant.co.uk/index.html.

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Sources:

http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2014/02/09/1814241-mary-quant-creatrice-bouscule-mode-swinging-london.html

http://www.lesoir.be/421236/article/styles/air-du-temps/2014-02-07/mary-quant-qui-coupe-jupes-des-filles

Sixties fashion !

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In the sixties, the Focus on fashion stwitched from Paris to London. For a few years in the 1960s, London was the world capital of cool. There is a Photoshooting scene from the movie “Blow up” directed by Antonioni in 1966.In the … Continue reading