Welcome to the Carnaby Street !
1/About the address
Carnaby Street is a pedestrianed shopping street in London. It's located in the Soho District, near Oxford Street and Regent Street.
By 1960's , many fashion boutiques and designers as Mary Quant were located in Carnaby Street. It became the epicentre of the "Swinging London".
In 1973, the Greater London Council pedestrianed Carnaby Street!
There are two Westminster Council green plaques on Carnaby Street : the first can be found at the 1 and is dedicated to a fashion entrepreneur : John second. The second is located at 52/55 Carnaby Street and is dedicated to the Mod pop group The Small faces.
In 1966, opend the door of Lady Jane, the first ladie's fashion boutique in Carnaby Street.
2/Did you know that ?
For a few years in the 1960s, London was the world capital of cool. Soho’s Carnaby St is immortalised in The Kinks’ 1966 hit Dedicated Follower of Fashion in the lyric: “Everywhere the Carnabetian Army marches on, each one a dedicated follower of fashion.”
3/Test your knowledge
Here is few questions to test your knowledge. Good luck !
1/In Carnaby Street, when the first boutique was saw ?
2/What is the name of this boutique ?
3/Who was the "King of Carnaby Street" ?
4/What is the name of the first ladies fashion boutique in the street ?
5/Who was the President of Carnaby Street ?
6/What did he do ?
4/Learning apps's quizz
Follow the link and do the quizz !