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Having money is rather like being a blonde. It is more fun but not vital.
Rules are invented for lazy people who don't want to think for themselves.
All a designer can do is to anticipate a mood before people realize that they are bored. It is simply a matter of getting bored first
I saw no reason why childhood shouldn't last for ever. I wanted everyone to retain the grace of a child and not to have to become stilted, confined, ugly beings. So I created clothes that worked and moved and allowed people to run, to jump, to leap, to retain their precious freedom.
I didn't think of the mini as sexual but as an instrument of liberation. I wanted to make clothes that you could move in, skirts you could run and dance in, but, of course, wearing clothes like that made you feel and look sexy.
Being young is greatly overestimated…Any failure seems so total. Later on you realize you can have another go.
Snobbery has gone out of fashion, and in our shops you will find duchesses jostling with typists to buy the same dress.
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February 11, 1934
Dame Barbara Mary Quant, Mrs Plunket Greene is a Welsh fashion designer and British fashion icon.
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