Leytonstone From 1953 - a Memory of Leytonstone.
Leytonstone was such a lovely high road, lovely cafes, cinemas , bowling alley, but what is driving me a bit nuts is trying to find out the name of 2 shops that where there, tha first one was what is the left side of Boots the chemist now. It was a high end fashion shop and it was where I had my first Saturday job. The lady that owned it was always in a black turban and black dresses. She was very strict but was a lovely lady, and I would love to know if anyone can remember the flaming name. The second one was the first ' boutique ' shop to open in Leytonstone , it was just after ICELAND which was called Bejams before that, and next to the card shop. So if any one has any idea I would love to know. I also loved going in to Taylor's the record shop just passed the fire station, and absolutely loved a little dress shop called Tallulas tog shop, the lady and her mum would make all the dresses and I would save for ages to buy one of there gorgeous dresses. And that's what started me on my passion for clothes and making them , my first proper job was working in Carnaby st, which I loved and then years later I started making and selling my own clothes and which I still do today,:) but back in the 50/60,s Leytonstone was definitely a great place to grow up in , good memories x
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