‘The mini is back, ra-ra,’ announced the Observer Magazine of 15 August 1982. They’ve been back since, of course. Their most recent revival was in 2019, partly due to the V&A’s exhibition on Mary Quant, according to the Guardian – but this was their first return. That’s an early original John Bates on the cover (above, left), and a pink miniskirt (right), by Norma Kamali (£30) and pink leather shoes by Manolo Blahnik (£80).