Katharine E. Hamnett (born 16 August 1947, in Gravesend, Kent) is an English fashion designer best known for her political t-shirts and her ethical business philosophy. She graduated from the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
Hamnett founded the Katharine E. Hamnett clothier in 1979.
In the early-to-mid 1980s Hamnett's oversized t-shirts with large block letter... more »
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''The origins of clothing are not practical. They are mystical and erotic. The primitive man in the wolf-pelt was not keeping dry; he was saying: "Look what I killed. Aren't I the best?"''Katharine Hamnett (b. 1948), British fashion designer. Independent on Sunday (London, March 10, 1991).