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Mary Qant

Born: February 11, 1934 (Blackheath, London, United Kingdom).

British fashion designer and fashion icon. In the 1960s, she was one of the designers who took credit for the miniskirt and hot pants. Ernestine Carter, an authoritative and influential fashion journalist of the 1950s and 1960s, wrote: "It is given to a fortunate few to be born at the right time, in the right place, with the right talents. In recent fashion there are three: ChanelDior, and Mary Quant." 

Books: Quant by Quant, Colour by Quant, Quant on Make-up, Classic Make-up and Beauty Book, Mary Quant: Autobiography, Daisy (doll designed by Quant).