British Fashion Council Hall of Fame
- An award given by the British Fashion Council to designers who have made a major contribution to British fashion and the British fashion industry. Some recipients of the prestigious award were Zandra Rhodes, Mary Quant, and Sir Hardy Amies.
Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry. Francesca Sterlacci and Joanne Arbuckle.
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Muir, Jean — (1928 1995) Born in Bedford, England, of Scottish roots, Muir entered the fashion industry in sales and as a sketcher for Liberty on Regent Street. From 1956 to 1962, she worked as the designer for Jaeger, Ltd., before moving to David Barnes,… … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
Quant, Mary — (1934 ) Born to Welsh parents in London, Quant was educated at Goldsmith s College where she studied illustration. Her first job was as a milliner s assistant. After her marriage to Alexander Plunket Greene in 1955, they, together with their… … Historical Dictionary of the Fashion Industry
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