Mary Quant changed the fashion silhouette for women.
Though she did not invent the mini she was the first to popularize it.
She sold her inventive new clothing, which was aimed at youthful Londoners, from her store Bazaar located on the hip Kings Road.
To learn more about the history of Mary Quant check out The V&A and Fashion-Era.
You can buy the lusciously colored plum twill mini dress by Mary Quant, pictured above, over at Mighty Flirt.
This post was originally published on July 6, 2006.