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The Carnaby Street that we know today started life in 1957 when John Stephen opened up a men’s clothing boutique. It soon attracted like-minded businesses, and within a decade the street was full of fashionable shops selling outrageous outfits.

It gained world fame in the Swinging Sixties, when Carnaby Street and led the world in fashion.

>> Drummerboy’s blog – Carnaby Street

  • Drummerboy – “Every guidebook has got Carnaby Street in it. It’s supposed to be super cool but it’s a load of rubbish. If it didn’t have the big black iron street sign at the entrance then you wouldn’t even be able to tell it apart from all the other shopping streets. They sell the kind of clothes that nobody wants to wear. I saw a pair of trousers about six inches long, and a hat that doubled up as a new hairdo. A pair of boots sat glistening in the window because it had a load of silver sequins stiched to it… continued.”

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