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Two Piece Dress by Mary Quant


January 1, 2016

Object: Two Piece Dress

Designer: Mary Quant

Medium: Wool Tweed

Date: Circa 1963

Country: England

Credit: FHCC Purchase

A key figure in the 1950's and 1960's youth revolution of England, Mary Quant was an all-star of British design and played an important role in putting London on the fashion map.  Her unconventional and energetic designs were a hit with a young audience.  She is credited with establishing the Mod Look of the mid-1950's. as well as being the originator of the mini skirt.