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Alexander Plunket Greene

(1932-1990), Fashion entrepreneur; husband of Mary Quant

Sitter in 6 portraits
Fashion entrepreneur and husband of Mary Quant. Plunket Greene and his wife helped to revolutionise the British fashion scene in the 1960s. Together with their friend Archie McNair, Plunket Greene and Quant opened Bazaar in 1955, a fashion boutique on King's Road, Chelsea. They sold Quant's designs and devised eye-catching window displays. Bazaar was one of the first shops to cater for the young, selling affordable clothes made of simple shapes and vibrant colours. In 1963 Plunket Green and Quant launched the label Ginger Group a lower priced line for the mass market and later expanded their company to the United States.

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Dame Mary Quant; Alexander Plunket Greene, by Robert Young, for  Syndication International Ltd - NPG x198240

Dame Mary Quant; Alexander Plunket Greene

by Robert Young, for Syndication International Ltd
bromide press print, 27 August 1963
NPG x198240

London Fashion Designers, by Norman Parkinson - NPG x30111

London Fashion Designers

by Norman Parkinson
bromide fibre print on card mount, 18 October 1963
NPG x30111

Alexander Plunket Greene, by Rex Coleman, for  Baron Studios - NPG x125762

Alexander Plunket Greene

by Rex Coleman, for Baron Studios
5 x 4 inch film negative, 4 October 1964
NPG x125762

Dame Mary Quant; Alexander Plunket Greene, by Mayotte Magnus - NPG x18653

Dame Mary Quant; Alexander Plunket Greene

by Mayotte Magnus
colour print on card mount, June 1977
NPG x18653

Alexander Plunket Greene, by Jill Kennington - NPG x77006

Alexander Plunket Greene

by Jill Kennington
bromide fibre print, February 1987
NPG x77006

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