London - Carnaby Street (1968)
"Swinging England" was the fad in 1968. Carnaby Street had shops with "mod" clothing and other popular items. It still does. Lady Jane, on the left, was the first ladies' fashion boutique on Carnaby Street. I went into a store called "I Was Lord Kitchener's Valet." It sold men's clothing, and items with the Union Jack in unlikely places, like on wastebaskets. Carnaby Street is now the center of a pedestrians-only shopping area. This is my most viewed photo, with over 6,300 views in February…
Spectacular Photos of London's Lost East End In Kodachrome - Flashbak
David Granick’s (1912-80) Kodachrome photographs of London in the 1960s and 1970s are sensational. Here are more from Granick’s legacy of more than 3000 colour slides of a London now only glimpsed. More here. Via: Tower Hamlets Local History Library & Archives , The East End in Colour 1960-80 edited by Chris Dorley-Brown and published by Hoxton Minipress.
London's fading East End: Nostalgic photos of pubs and Cockney life
The technicolour images taken between 1960 and 1980 give an intimate portrayal of East London, and have been published for the first time after they were discovered at Tower Hamlets archive centre.