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The baby boom of the s meant that the urban population was younger than it had been since Roman times.

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Swinging London com the abolition of National Service for men inthese young people had more freedom and fewer responsibilities than their parents' generation. They rebelled against the limitations and restrictions of post-War society.

In short, they wanted to shake things up…. Added to this, Londoners had more disposable income than ever before — and were looking for ways to spend Swinging London com. This heady combination of affluence and youth led to a flourishing of music, fashion, design and anything else that would banish the post-War gloom.

Fashion boutiques sprang up willy-nilly. Men flocked to Carnaby St, near Soho, for the latest 'Mod' fashions.

While women were lured to the King's Rd, where Mary Quant's radical mini skirts flew off the rails of her iconic store, Bazaar. Hear the words 'swinging London' and chances are you'll think of Marianne Faithfull in a fur rug or The Beatles trotting over the Abbey Road zebra crossing.

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Photographer Frank Habicht's “As It Was” is a collection of mostly unseen photos from London in the the '60s. Swinging London is a catch-all term applied to the fashion and cultural scene which flourished in London, in the s. It was a phenomenon which emphasized. Most of the new Swinging London com designersmodels and photographers were young, and packed into a Massage Sale north area in Soho around Carnaby Street, W1.

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By the s, the first teenage generation free from conscription emerged in Britain. Young people were Seinging Swinging London com a voice and freedom to do what they wanted.

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