Reverberation: The Iconic History of Artist and Designer Nigel Waymouth, by way of Granny Takes A Trip, Hapshash & the Coloured Coat, and The Look Presents…

When in December 1965, Nigel Waymouth, Sheila Cohen, and John Pearce first opened the doors of Granny Takes A Trip they were perceptively at the vanguard of a moment of counter-cultural and pop-cultural combustion.  Hailed as London’s first psychedelic boutique—though Waymouth now charmingly says, “what does psychedelic mean, I’ve never known, actually!”—Granny Takes A Trip ground Cuban-heeled Gohill boots into the established ideas of what, how, and where a clothes shop might be, triggering reverberations that changed the face of 1960s boutiques and are still evident today.

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