No flat caps and no ‘Mr Grimsdale ‘here. But you do get both the swinging sixties and the Pretty Things in What’s Good For The Goose.
John Schlesinger’s big screen version of Billy Liar marks a turning point in British film making.
At last after many years of waiting, there’s a UK DVD release for 1960s cult classic What’s Good For The Goose.
A real swinging London rarity is up for auction next month – this Philips Swinging 60s fridge. It's not some DIY job, the fridge was produced by Philips in a run of 500, nicknamed 'the 'Generals' Wardrobe' and intended solely for shop displays. However, affluent hipsters of the day also […]
Not really a useful travel guide in 2010, but back in 1967, Len Deighton's London Dossier might just have got you around the world of 'swinging' London. Deighton was asked to produced a contemporary travel guide for the city and in turn, used writers who were part of the London […]
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' […]
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 […]
Around this time last year, we featured a photography exhibition by Brian Duffy, one of the 'Black Trinity' of snappers alongside with Terence Donovan and David Bailey. Well, that same exhibition has now moved to Hastings. Titled Duffy: The Third Man: A Retrospective takes place at the Lucy Bell Gallery […]