Brigid Keenan

Mary Quant 1930–2023

13 April 2023 11:36 pm

The fashion designer and icon Mary Quant has died at the age of 93. Brigid Keenan wrote the following piece…

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The last children of the Raj

How Nova revolutionised women’s magazines

16 November 2019 9:00 am

Batsford has just brought out a huge tome on Nova — ‘one of the most influential magazines in history’ —…

Mary, Mary, quite contrary: Mary Quant and fellow-revolutionary Vidal Sassoon in 1964

My ringside seat on the Mary Quant revolution

30 March 2019 9:00 am

I think I probably qualify as the oldest fashion editor in the world, because in spite of my advanced age…

My Sri Lankan stroke: how a book festival turned into a horror story

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This time last year, it seemed that life couldn’t get much better for me: I had a new book out…

Passage from India

26 August 2017 9:00 am

It is not fashionable to feel sympathy for the men and women who lived and served in the British colonies…