“We stand today on the edge of a new frontier-the frontier of the 1960s, a frontier of unknown opportunities and perils-a frontier of unfulfilled hopes and threats.” ~ John Fitzgerald Kennedy
The miniskirt is named after the
Mini Cooper and not the skirt’s size. The designer, Mary Quant loved Mini
Cooper cars and named the garment after them, saying that car and skirt were
both “optimistic, exuberant, young, flirty,” and complimented each other.