In Pictures: Carnaby Street Through The Decades

By Londonist Staff Last edited 18 months ago
In Pictures: Carnaby Street Through The Decades

These days, Carnaby's know as one of London's most diverse shopping districts, but it's always been a hip place to be seen. Take a look at these photos of celebs (and a cheetah) strolling down the street, Mods descending on the area, and some of the boutiques of yesteryear.

Carnaby Street, 1978
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Jimi Hendrix on Carnaby Street, June 1967
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Carnaby Street, 1978
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Carnaby Street
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Carnaby Street
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The Sex Pistols on Carnaby Street
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Lady Jane boutique, 1966
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Free ride to Carnaby Street, 1960s
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Mods, 1960s
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Carnaby Street during the Swinging 60s
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Carnaby Street, 1960s
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Ravel, Carnaby Street, 1966
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Carnaby Street
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John Stephen, Tailor of Carnaby Street, 1964
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Tom Jones on Carnaby Street, 1966
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1960s
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Carnaby Street
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Yikes
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Carnaby Street
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2015
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Mates Boutique, 1966
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Twiggy in Carnaby Street, 1960s
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Carnaby Street
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Cat Stevens in Carnaby Street, January 1967
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Smash Hits magazine office, 1983
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1960s
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A girl checking out her reflection in the grill of a Rolls Royce on Carnaby Street, 1968
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Young Mods near Carnaby Street
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Francoise Hardy in Carnaby Street, 1967
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Carnaby Street, 1970
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Mods in Carnaby Street area, 1979
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Two young men in Carnaby Street in 1967
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John Stephen, tailor of Carnaby Street, February 1964
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Mods, 1985
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Last Updated 28 April 2017