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John Stephen : the king of Carnaby Street

Author: Jeremy Reed
Publisher: London : Haus, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1956, John Stephen took a lease on 5 Carnaby Street in the epicenter of London, a city on the cusp of a cultural and social revolution that would last for a decade. Before long, John Stephen was a cult name in fashion, revolutionizing the design of men's shops and establishing the prototypical boutique aesthetic that was to be copied by an entire generation of fashion retailers. John Stephen set up in clothes at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Stephen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Reed
ISBN: 9781906598310 1906598312
OCLC Number: 427612854
Description: 264 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: King of Carnaby Street
Responsibility: Jeremy Reed.

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John Stephen's fame was assured when he attracted high-profile customers, the pop stars Billy Fury, Cliff Richard, Barry Gibb and Dusty Springfield's brother Tom, who searched the racks for gloves  Read more...

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'Jeremy Reed is British poetry's glam, spangly, shape-shifting answer to David Bowie.' The Independent "Reed is the English Rimbaud" -- Edmund White Edmund White

 
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