Sun In Aquarius – Quirky Mary Quant…
As the unusual space cadet of the zodiac, you can expect the eccentric lot born under Aquarius to come up with designs that are off the wall and totally individual.
Forward thinking, these are the rebellious revolutionaries who go against the grain. Aquarius is inventive too.
The term ‘A-line’ was first used by the French couture designer Christian Dior as the label for his collection of Spring 1955. The A-Line collection’s feature item was the “most wanted silhouette in Paris” at the time.
A ‘fingertip-length flared jacket’, it was worn over a dress with a very full, pleated skirt.
And it was the innovative Aqua born Mary Quant who introduced the mini-skirt in the swinging sixties, supporting the cause of women’s liberation.
Quant Conquering Fashion Frontiers – Best Foot Forward Ladies!
As a truly sociable sign, people born under Aquarius are tuned into the bigger themes in society, and Quant hands the credit to her London friends for the skirts appearance…
“It was the girls on the King’s Road who invented the mini. I was making easy, youthful, simple clothes, in which you could move, in which you could run and jump, and we would make them the length the customer wanted. I wore them very short and the customers would say, ‘Shorter, shorter.’”
Audacious Aquarius Fashion Designers
☆ Christian Dior 21st January 1905 ☆ Narciso Rodriguez 27th January 1961 ☆ Mary Quant 11 February 1934 ☆ Patricia Field 12th February 1941 ☆