Short story included as a bonus with In Loving Memory - published by Diversion Books July 2016. My new accidental time travel story takes place in London in 1964 ... these are some of the images that influenced the story.
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"Fun-Maker" Pauline Fordham and her Swinging Sixties Boutique in Soho, 1966 - Flashbak
“There’s a new leading influence on avant-garde fashion,” wrote Georgina Howell in the Observer in July 1965. “The place to find the news in London is in the small shops. The girls who own and run them are designing or buying only clothes they would wear themselves”. Howell got the designer Min Hogg to look … Continue reading "“Fun-Maker” Pauline Fordham and her Swinging Sixties Boutique in Soho, 1966"
This pair of Men's Vintage Leather Boots are very worn in, are naturally distressed with creases, scuffs, marks, ect. The structure of the boots are strong. Boots are made by L.L. Bean. Boots have the letter "E" branded on the top right boot. Boots are Men's Size 10 (US) Boots are marked on the inside " 10 D " Boots measure: • 10" Tall. • 12 1/2" from the heel to the toe measured across the bottom. • 4 1/2" measured at the widest portion across the bottom of the soles. If you are looking…
"A fine white batiste nightdress, edged with Ile d’Aix lace. worn by empress josephine." This is the nightgown that Mr. Deeley gives to Charlie in the short story. He may well have "borrowed" it from the Empress Josephine herself....
During the 'swinging 60s', Carnaby Street boasted many fashionable boutiques including John Stephen (right). Stephen opened his first shop in 1963 and went on to own nine more in Carnaby Street alone. Lord John was owned by Warren and David Gold, and Lady Jane (left) by Harry Fox Henry Grant Collection/Museum of London