She requested someone from Alligator to come along to show them the collection and I was designated to go along with Mary Quant
| SEE the Mary Quant
exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London until February 16 next year.
Ruth is clearly a passionate speaker on Mary Quant
and it was great to see a very small sample of the 2,000 items that belong to her collection of Quant memorabilia.
When London's Victoria and Albert Museum requested for surviving Mary Quant
clothing ahead of the major exhibition, over 800 people responded to the request-willing to rummage through their attics and wardrobes to find not just clothing but also snapshots and memories.
It took me some time to finish it and though it was nice enough it was certainly not Mary Quant
Only 20 Concordes were ever built Mary Quant
was behind the Sixties look
ICONIC: from the maxi mini to Mary Quant
and the mini skirt, Graham Robson's book charts the Mini history
It's the kind of romantic melancholy that the members of Saint Etienne take as their birthright and wear proudly on the sleeve of their collective Mary Quant
Bound feet, bathing suits, and other bizarre and beautiful things are found in this book that "travels across thousands and years and through countless cultures and countries to tell the story of fashion in some of its weirdest, wildest, and most wonderful forms." Chapter One covers females (pun intended) in bloomers, hoop skirts, the farthingale, the bun roll, Mary Quant
's mini, pantyhose, corsets, Victorian bathing suits, and string bikinis.
Between Mary Quant
and Crabtree & Evelyn, one will find Eredi Pisano at.
VF contrasts the two eras, pitting Stones and Beatles against Oasis and Blur, Blow-Up and Darling against Trainspotting and Fever Pitch, Mary Quant
and David Bailey against Patsy Kensit and Alexander McQueen.
The international retrospective on fashion designer Dame Mary Quant
will run from April 4 until September 6 at the V&A Dundee, focusing on her career from 1955-75.