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Mary Quant

Mary Quant

Not many names epitomise an era, but Mary Quant is such a name. Her life, her ideas, her style touched (and still touch) everyone. Mary Quant is fashion. Most people connect Mary with one thing – the mini skirt – that ground-breaking design that is as potent now as it was when it first appeared in the early sixties. But her influence carried way beyond those early frenetic black-and-white years. Now, towards the close of what has been one of the most influential and visionary careers in fashion’s history, Mary Quant has written a memoir in her own inimitable style – a witty, unique account of her whirlwind life. It is a story like no other. But then there is only one Mary Quant.
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Genre: Biography & True Stories / Biography: General

On Sale: 16th February 2012

Price: £25

ISBN-13: 9780755360178

Reviews

'Quant's understanding of the language of fashion is as astute as the way in which she shaped [clothes] into the clothes that she and her friends wanted to wear'
Guardian