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Film archive to tell the stories behind swinging London boutique Granny Takes a Trip

Film archive to tell the stories behind swinging London boutique Granny Takes a Trip

Film archive to tell the stories behind swinging London boutique Granny Takes a Trip
June 28
07:51 2017

Film archive to tell the stories behind swinging London boutique Granny Takes a Trip Paul McCartney, Jimi Hendrix and John Lennon hanging out on the shop floor. Vintage liberty prints reimagined as clothes which ushered in a new era of dandyism. Folklore sweeping the in-crowd that the label was laced with LCD (it wasn’t). Welcome to Granny Takes A Trip, the 60s boutique which for a few short years burned bright as an icon of Swinging Sixties London.
granny trip 1Today (June 26) the story of the iconic King’s Road shop will be told by the people who knew it best, thanks to the work of De Montfort University Leicester (DMU)’s Cinema and Television History research centre.Shop owners John Pearse and Nigel Waymouth will join It-girl Jenny Spires, fashion archivist Mark Butterfield, and Professor Steve Chibnall and Dr Alissa Clarke of CATH in conversation at the Royal Albert Hall. The event will be hosted by TV presenter, associated lecturer and British fashion historian Amber Butchart.Amazing stories, remarkable reminiscences and outrageous style are guaranteed!

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