Quant's Mini was featured in a series of stamps honoring iconic British designs, which included the red phone booth, spitfire airplane, double-decker bus, and the mini cooper. Asked at the time about her own Mini Cooper, she said, "The Mini car went exactly with the Mini Skirt… It was optimistic, exuberant, young, flirty. It was exactly right." Mini Cooper offered a limited edition of 2,000 Mary Quant motor cars in 1988. Career profile from British Pathe here. Image of Mini Dress worn by dancer Kathy Gale (not of Avengers fame) on the Steve Allen Comedy Hour (1967) from the NY Daily News. Happy Birthday, Mary!
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