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(kwahnt),
C. A. J., early 20th-century Dutch physician. See: Quant sign.
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ROLE MODEL MARY Quant's clothes struck a particular chord with young women who, like the designer, were children of austerity who wanted to enjoy life a bit more than the generation before them.
Ruth has had a very busy few months, meetings with the V&A museum in London regarding their Mary Quant exhibition and also appearing on The One Show.
Mary Quant circa 1965 Thanks to Mary and her boutique, girls no longer had to 'dress like their mothers'.
'Mary Quant has been a pivotal figure in shaping the global identity of British fashion today, and making London an international centre of street style, creativity and fashion education,' said V and A museum director Tristram Hunt.
the mini skirt was named after the Mini Cooper, the favourite car of its designer, Mary Quant.
THE BOB LONDON fashion designer Mary Quant made her own personal style statement in the 1960s when she had her hair cut into a bob.
Finally, the lineup ends with a list of Ten Things that started new fashion trends, again, arranged chronologically: The Industrial Revolution (1760-1840), the Ballets Russes and Paul Poiret (1910), World War I (19-14-1918), the Jazz Age and flapper fashions (1920s), Chanel (1920s-1930s), World War II (1939-1945), Rock 'n' roll and the teenager (1950s), Mary Quant miniskirt (1960s), Punk (1970s-1980s), and the Internet (1990s-2000s).
THE 'POB' VICTORIA Beckham's famous haircut, right, has been named the most iconic bob of all time bumping Mary Quant's signature style into second place.
In contrast, it is Audrey Hepburn's iconic beehive, Twiggy's pixie cut, Mary Quant's Vidal Sassoon bob and the floppy rock star look from half a century ago which have captured the nation's hearts.