Plaque

Mary Quant

Erection date: 16/9/2019

Inscription

Dame Mary Quant, Kings Road, fashion designer, opened her boutique, Bazaar, on this site in 1955.

Jan Elson has pointed out that there's something very funny about the "King's Road" on the plaque - and not just the apostrophe. The street name looks like a late addition but without it there would be an empty space. Perhaps "Kings Road" was accidentally omitted from the (non-English Heritage) plaque so had to be stuck on afterwards? And, sorry to be picky, but does the text appear to you to be drooping at the left?

The plaque was unveiled by her son Orlando Plunkett Greene.

Site: Mary Quant (1 memorial)

SW3, Kings Road, 138a

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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Mary Quant

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Bazaar, Kings Road

The first Bazaar boutique was opened by Mary Quant at 138a Kings Road, in 195...

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Dame Mary Quant

Fashion designer. Born Barbara Mary Quant in Blackheath. She and her husband ...

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