CARNABY COOL ; It's 50 Years since One Soho Side-Street Started to Take off as London's Hippest Shopping Destination. Jonathan Prynn Joins the Celebration
Prynn, Jonathan, The Evening Standard (London, England)
IT'S LESS than 200 yards from end to end but for almost a decade its global influence was greater than any other thoroughfare in Britain -- with the arguable exception of Downing Street.
Carnaby Street was first built in the late 1680s but it will be forever synonymous with the decade when shops such as His Clothes, I Was Lord Kitchener's Valet and Kleptomania led successive waves of fashion culture from the mods and rockers of the mid-Sixties through the psychedelic hippy era to the Afghan and cheesecloth look of the early Seventies.
Although the street has more than 300 years of history, this year the 140 shops in and around Carnaby Street are marking the …
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Publication information: Article title: CARNABY COOL ; It's 50 Years since One Soho Side-Street Started to Take off as London's Hippest Shopping Destination. Jonathan Prynn Joins the Celebration. Contributors: Prynn, Jonathan - Author. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: February 4, 2010. Page number: 25. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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