• Metro Obits
    Dame Barbara Mary Quant was a British fashion designer and fashion icon best known as the mother of the miniskirt, wh0 revolutionized fashion in the 1960s. Quant attended illustration and art education at Goldsmiths College from which she received a degree in 1953. After graduating she decided to pursue a career in fashion and so she apprenticed with Erik Braagaard. Initially she sold clothes from wholesale before deciding to start designing her own clothes, a fit that proved to be successful. I...  more