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How Mary's mini-skirt conquered the world

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It was all too much for Coco Chanel. 

British stylist Mary Quant is seen, 17 June 2004 during an interview in Paris. Quant introduced both the mini skirt and tights, which replaced stockings and suspender belts.

As the sixties started to swing, the French fashion icon pronounced mini-skirts to be "just awful".

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