Quant by Quant
The Autobiography of Mary Quant
Authors: By Mary Quant
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Availability: In Stock
Publishing Date: 11/1/2012
Trim Size: 5 1/8 x 7 3/4
Page Count: 200
Illustrations: 8 pages of black-and-white illustrations
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About the book
Originally published in 1966, Quant by Quant
is the hugely entertaining story of fashion designer Mary Quant’s early career and life with her husband and business partner, Alexander Plunket Greene. After opening the groundbreaking Bazaar boutique on London’s King’s Road in 1955, Quant soared to international fame with her brand of witty style that fitted perfectly with modern life. Just as her signature styles have become synonymous with the pop culture of the Swinging Sixties, her joyful, evocative autobiography captures the world in which she found inspiration—and which she ultimately helped to define and change.
About the authorMary Quant
(b. 1934) studied at Goldsmiths College in London. Famed for popularizing the miniskirt, patterned stockings, and hot pants, she was awarded an OBE in 1966.