Biography of Mary Quant

Sleeveless dress, Mary Quant, England, 1960. Museum no. T.27-1997 ‘What ready-to-wear does today, the couturiers -even the Paris couturiers- confirm tomorrow. It has happened several times already. I think it will go on happening.’ Quant by Quant, 1966 The daughter of Welsh school teachers, Quant gained a diploma in Art Education from Goldsmith’s College, London. Here, she met the wealthy Alexander Plunket Green, who later became her business partner and husband. Apprenticed to a milliner,…

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