Thursday, 18 August 2011

Get On The Quant Wavelength (Part Two)

                                                         
                     THE QUANT FORMULA IN FASHION                                                     

Karate-cut belted beach-coat in towelling, McManus, 8½ gns. Twiggy wears a Roomy zippered up smock-coat, Daiquiri, 9½, gns. Slip-over sloppy-top, Wham, 5 gns. ; teamed with wide-flaring pants banded in white, Bam, £5 19s. 6d.


Left: Arm-banded, blouson doublet dress in Velour, Humbug, 11 gns.  Right: Halter-hung clingy  cut away dress, Kinkajou, 9½ gns
               
                               

Cream and boy-blue gaberdine, school-girl katie dress, Tosher, 8 gns. Collarless button-through shirt jacket, Claudius, 5 gns. over slim jim pants, No Nonsense, 99s. 6d. Zippered track-suit top, armbanded, Surprise Packet, 7½ gns. shortie -short culotte skirt, Short Circuit 59s.69d.       
            

Butcher-blue stitched in white, rain-tenting by Mary Quant for Alligator, 9 gns. Twiggy wears Co-ordinated blue/white stripes in brushed denim butler waistcoat, Jeeves, 4gns. team-up with skirt, Winnie, 79s. 6d. and white tricel shirt with wider-than-wide tie, Wilfred, 5 gns. Button-up coat to match, 11½ gns. All by Mary Quant for The Ginger Group
                                         
                                                          IMAGE CREDITS & LINKS
All images scanned by Sweet Jane from a Honey Magazine Special 1967. All photographs by Peter Mullett. View Part Two of  On The Quant Wavelength. And also some of my previous Quant related posts Twiggy & The Dandy Look - (1967); Queen Magazine 1968: Ossie Clark & Mary QuantThe 21 Shop: Vogue October (1965) - Mary Quant, Foale & Tuffin, Ossie Clark, James Wedge, Gerald McCann; Young Pacesetter (1965); and Knickerbocker Glory (1970). Update: 7th June 2018—the V&A have announced a forthcoming Mary Quant Retrospective Exhibition, opening 6th April 2019 until 8th March 2020. The exhibition will bring together over 200 objects, drawn from the V&A’s extensive fashion holdings, which includes the largest collection of Mary Quant garments in the world, as well as the designer’s personal archive and important international loans, the majority of which have never been on public display. To help the V&A bring the exhibition further to life, the museum is also launching a #WeWantQuant public call-out to track down rare Mary Quant garments and gather personal stories.

        

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