Mary Quant was one of the most iconic fashion designers of the 1960s. As a leading designer and retail pioneer she popularised the high hemlines that became synonymous with the Swinging Sixties.
This new exhibition will reveal how she launched her fashion revolution from the British high street, and showcase more than 200 clothes from the 1960s and 1970s that helped to make her name: from miniskirts and hot pants to unseen pieces from the designer's own personal archive.
Craig’s review of Victoria & Albert Museum – “I'm sitting here waiting for the Victoria & Albert Museum to open, watching three hundred school kids getting loaded off a coach. They are drowning out the traffic, that is how loud they are. And soon they will be running round the museum like a bunch of nutters. I wish I'd bought my earmuffs with me now. Ah well. You live and learn. It's certainly a very handsome lo… continued”
Look for more museum exhibitions in April
If you enjoy Victoria & Albert Museum then you might like to visit Geffrye Museum (catch the train from South Kensington to Old Street), Queen’s Gallery (walk it in 26 mins or catch the tube from South Kensington to St Jamess Park), Tate Britain (catch the train from South Kensington to Pimlico) and Wallace Collection (catch the train from South Kensington to Bond Street)
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