Tag: carnaby street

eBay watch: Get Dressed boutique guide

Big thanks to Tracy for flagging up this little gem on eBay – the Get Dressed London boutique guide from 1966. Published by the Garnstone Press, the book is written by Millicent Bultitude and has a forward by Mary Quant. It's also an 80-page reference book on London's 'fashion boutiques' […]

Boutique London book reviewed

It's out later this week, so the perfect time to review Boutique London by Richard Lester. Published by ACC Ediitons, this 192-page book is part vintage tourist guide, part history and part coffee table glossy, taking in all the retailer of note (and some unknowns) from the capital from the […]

Richard Lester's Boutique London

We did run a quick piece on this a few weeks back, but author Richard Lester has been kind enough to send over full details of the forthcoming Boutique London A History: King's Road to Carnaby Street, which is produced by ACC Editions. The book is a 280-page affair, following […]

John Stephen biography reviewed

Ok, I've put it off long enough – the lazy side of me has been overcome and I've finally got round to writing a review of The King of Carnaby Street: The Life of John Stephen by Jeremy Reed. Published by Haus, it's pretty much a 'warts 'n' all' biography […]

Pretty Green store in Carnaby Street

Oh yes, that's right, Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green label is to become a store, opening, as you might have guessed, on London's Carnaby Street. It's a range of clothing and accessories that always divides opinion – some people love it, others loathe it. For once, I'm going to sit on […]