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Mary Quant
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Born in Blackheath, London
Born on 11th of February 1934

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Born 1934 . English fashion designer


Studied at Goldsmiths College. Opened small boutique in Chelsea in 1955. Her clothes became very fashionable in the 1960s. Extended into cosmetics and textile design. Won British Fashion Councilís Hall of Fame award in 1990.

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