Mary Quant 2023

Mary Quant passed away today. The 93 year old designer died at her home in Surrey. Famous for popularizing the mini skirt in the 1960’s Quant opened her store in London in 1955. Influential a defining look of a generation, the high hemlines brought sex appeal to the women of the world. Her Bazaar Shop on Kings Road set the style standard, where famous customers including Brigette Bardot and Jane Fonda shopped to get the look of a generation. Known for her signature Bob hairdo, the Mary is credited with inventing water proof mascara and hot pants.

On her career, the East London born native said, “a lot of work and enormous fun”.