Mary Quant Cosmetics Co., Ltd.
Commemorating the opening of the “Mary Quant Exhibition”, which traces the trajectory of the designer who led street culture in the 1960s, many limited projects such as a collaboration concept room and sweets brunch will be announced to further enjoy the world of Mary Quant.
Mary Quant Cosmetics Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Masaharu Sue) will open Bunkamura The・We will be a special sponsor of the “Mary Quant Exhibition”, which will be held at the museum and will trace the designer activities of Mary Quant and the steps as an entrepreneur who pioneered the times. Also, from the same day, the documentary film “Mary Quant: The Legend of Swinging London” will be released.
To commemorate the event, we will also carry out a number of promotional projects such as collaboration concept rooms with luxury hotels, collaboration sweets brunch, custom tours and special web content.
URL: https://www.bunkamura.co.jp/museum/exhibition/22_maryquant/ ※The above image is an image.
Many promotional projects to commemorate the opening of the Marie Quant exhibition in Japan have been released!
In the “Mary Quant Exhibition”, we will display accessories, photographs, videos, etc., centering on about 100 items of clothing that came to Japan from the Victoria and Albert Museum. On the same day, the documentary film “The Legend of Mary Quant Swinging London” (original title: “QUANT”), which explores the secrets of Mary Quant’s unknown face and design, will be released.
In commemoration of the “Mary Quant Exhibition” held in Japan, many promotional projects will be implemented so that you can enjoy the world view of Mary Quant with all five senses. We will carry out many collaboration projects with famous hotels, such as collaboration concept rooms, afternoon tea, collaboration sweets brunch and bar nights.
In addition, we are planning to carry out a wide range of
commemorative projects, such as the opening of a special web content “Marie Quant Virtual Gallery” where you can trace the history of the brand, and the release of a Mook book that comes with a limited bag. Please take this opportunity to experience the history of Mary Quant, the pioneer of fashion in London in the 1960s, the pioneer of female entrepreneurs, and the founder of this brand.
Finally landed in Japan! “Mary Quant Exhibition”
Mary Quant (1930-), known for her cosmetics featuring the daisy mark. This is the first retrospective exhibition in Japan to introduce the British designer who created a miniskirt boom around the world in the 1960s by launching a brand bearing her own name.
The British culture of the 60’s, “Swinging London”, was created by young people as if to break through the post-war depression. Along with the Beatles and model Twiggy, Quant was the face. Liberate women’s fashion, which was bound by stereotypes about gender and class, as well as the sense of values that idealized elegant clothing, and exploded with jersey dresses, loungewear, colored tights, etc. popularized. On the other hand, he also had excellent business acumen, such as the brand strategy that he himself became an advertising tower and the licensing business using the trademarked daisy.
This exhibition is a world tour of the exhibition that mobilized 400,000 people in London, and introduces about 100 items of clothing and materials about his career as a revolutionary designer and as an excellent entrepreneur.
“Mary Quant Exhibition” Overview
Period: Saturday, November 26, 2022 to Sunday, January 29, 2023 *Closed on Tuesday, December 6 and Sunday, January 1, 2023
Opening hours: 10:00-18:00 (admission until 17:30)
*Opening hours on Fridays and Saturdays are subject to change depending on the situation.
Venue: Bunkamura The Museum (next to Tokyu Department Store main store in Shibuya)
Inquiries: 050‐5541‐8600 (Hello Dial)
Official website: https://www.bunkamura.co.jp/museum/exhibition/22_maryquant/ SNS:
Exhibition official Twitter @maryquant_2022
Bunkamura The Museum Instagram @bunkamura_the_museum
Simultaneous release of the movie “Mary Quant: The Legend of Swinging London” [Image 3
In the 1960s, fashion, music, and other aspects of London’s culture, “Swinging London,” made young people all over the world go crazy. The documentary film “Legend of Marie Quant Swinging London” (original title: “QUANT”), which unravels the profile of the legendary designer Marie Quant, who can be said to be the central figure, will be released in Japan.
Mary Quant, the founder of the brand “Swinging London” along with the Beatles, Twiggy, and the Rolling Stones. A masterpiece documentary approaching the unknown real face and design secrets.
“Mary Quant Swinging London Legend” Release Overview
Name: “Legend of Marie Quant Swinging London”
Release date: Saturday, November 26, 2022
Venue: Bunkamura Le Cinema, Cine Libre Umeda, Uplink Kyoto, Cine Libre Kobe, Nationwide release at Nagoya Century Cinema, Fukuoka KBC Cinema, etc. Official website: https://www.quantmoviejp.com/
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel “Afternoon Tea & Concept Room”
A collaboration between MARY QUANT and Shibuya’s landmark Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel has been realized.
In addition to luxurious guest rooms overlooking the cityscape of Tokyo, decorated with daisies, afternoon tea will be served in the lounge overlooking the garden “Kanza Garden”. Please spend a special time in a sophisticated space.
Period: December 1, 2022 (Thursday) to January 31, 2023 (Tuesday) *Excluding 1/28 (Sat) and 1/29 (Sun)
Location: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel LB Floor Garden Lounge “Zabo” https://www.tokyuhotels.co.jp/cerulean-h/
Inquiries: 03-3476-3000 (representative number)
Period: 2022/11/25 (Fri) – 2023/1/31 (Tue) *Excludes 1/27 (Fri) – 1/29 (Sun) Place: Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel “Corner Twin and Deluxe Twin” Swissôtel Nankai Osaka “Table 36 Festive Retro with Marie Quant” MARY QUANT will occupy the top floor of the Swissotel Nankai Osaka. A collaborative sweets brunch, bar night, and New Year countdown party will be held. Please enjoy “Table 36” showing various faces. [Overview]
Period: 2022/11/3 (Thursday / holiday) to 2022/12/31 (Sat)
*Sweets brunch is available from 11:30 – 17:00 on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays during the above period.
Bar nights are from 17:00 – 22:30 on weekdays / 18:00 – 22:30 on weekends and holidays,
The countdown party will be held only on Saturday, December 31, 2022 Location: Swissôtel Nankai Osaka, 36th floor “Table 36”
https://swissotelnankaiosaka.com/en/offers/table36-maryquant-festive-retro/ Inquiries: 06-6646-5125 (Table 36)
Swissotel Nankai Osaka “Archive Poster Exhibition”
A dedicated office has been set up to coincide with the opening of the Marie Quant exhibition! From anywhere in Japan, you can customize your accommodation and transportation according to your convenience. For example, it is of course possible to stay in the concept room of Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel and enjoy afternoon tea and the Marie Quant exhibition. Please enter the password “L8JYeDWPoR” and apply. Pre-order period: October 3, 2022 (Monday) to January 31, 2023 (Tuesday) Sponsor: JTB Business Solution Business Headquarters 7th Division Secretariat for the Marie Quant Exhibition
Special web content “Marie Quant Virtual Gallery”
To commemorate the holding of the Mary Quant exhibition, special content will appear on the official MARY QUANT website for a limited time.
Contents and information on brand history will be uploaded one after another. There is also a limited campaign where you can get luxurious gifts. Check it out!
Deployment start date: Friday, November 11, 2022 ~
Inquiries: 0120-53-9810 (Mary Quant Customer Service Office)
“MARY QUANT Bag Book” will be released from Takarajimasha
A bag book from Takarajimasha. Two types, a bookstore version and a 7-Eleven limited edition, will be released at the same time. Mayu Yokota is featured on the cover, introducing new cosmetics, winter fashion, and trendy makeup. In addition, there are plenty of contents such as a cosmetic catalog and information on the LINE lottery limited to readers who can win lip gloss. The bookstore version comes with a luxurious 2-way shoulder bag made of shrink leather, and the 7-Eleven version comes with a drawstring shoulder bag with 6 pockets. Release date: Bookstore version October 26th (Wednesday), Seven-Eleven version November 9th (Wednesday)
Price: Bookstore version 1,990 yen Seven-Eleven version: 1,990 yen [Image 13
About Mary Quant Cosmetics
“Freedom to be yourself” – Marie Quant, a fashion creator who introduced miniskirts in the 1950s and created a cultural movement called “Swinging London”. MARY QUANT items are filled with the desire to express yourself as you are and shine.
MARY QUANT’s wish is for you to feel the joy of creating a “look” with colorful cosmetics, skincare that makes your skin beautiful, and stimulating fashion items.
Company name: Mary Quant Cosmetics Co., Ltd.
Representative Director: Shoji Sue
Head office location: Aoyama Taiyo Building, 1-7-6 Shibuya,
Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8336
Business description: Manufacture, sale and export of cosmetics and fashion goods
Official website: https://www.maryquant.co.jp/
Official EC site: https://www.mq-onlineshop.com/
Official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/maryquant_official/ Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/maryquantjp
Official LINE: https://www.maryquant.co.jp/line/
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