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Mary Quant

Dame Mary Quant heads fashion pack in New Year Honours List

Leading women from the fashion industry have been recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List 2015, with Mary Quant, the iconic designer often credited with inventing the miniskirt in the 1960s, leading the group. The 80-year-old becomes a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE) for services to British fashion.