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https://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle ... s-19611968

What was the name of the small vintage clothes shop just before Picton Arcade in Oxford st?
It was just before Rowberry 's?
Was it Hooper's or Barker's? I bought many a cheap t shirt in there whilst the jeans were very expensive.



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Thanks for that R, wow,didn't realise or had forgotten how many shops have come and gone, unbelievable how much the centre has changed. As for the vintage clothes shop, don't recall that one, just asked the missus too, she doesn't recall either, sorry.



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I used to get second hand jackets from there.


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I seem to remember a haunt of mine in the 70s lasted a very long time - My Father's Moustache. Is it gone? When? And what about Treasure on Oystermouth Road. Has that given up the ghost?



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Tudor’s is still there.


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‘Dream’ in Union Street.



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‘John Hall’, The Kingsway.



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Pegojack wrote:
13 Jan 2021 20:25
I seem to remember a haunt of mine in the 70s lasted a very long time - My Father's Moustache. Is it gone? When? And what about Treasure on Oystermouth Road. Has that given up the ghost?
Think it's still there PJ, called Moustache clothing I think. Wasn't treasure in Mumbles on the left going up towards the castle, gone a few years back.
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‘Sidney Heath’, Caer Street. (Known locally as Sidney Thief due to pricing)



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Opposite the Dorian Heel Bar I was thinking of on Oxford Street.



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Jack2jack wrote:
13 Jan 2021 20:45
Pegojack wrote:
13 Jan 2021 20:25
I seem to remember a haunt of mine in the 70s lasted a very long time - My Father's Moustache. Is it gone? When? And what about Treasure on Oystermouth Road. Has that given up the ghost?
Think it's still there PJ, called Moustache clothing I think. Wasn't treasure in Mumbles on the left going up towards the castle, gone a few years back.
You’re right about Treasure being on Newton Road, it’s Tesco Express now.



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Whilst we are at old stores....anyone ever nip in to Private Lines on Dilwyn st?🤫🤭
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dickythorpe wrote:
13 Jan 2021 17:54
https://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle ... s-19611968

What was the name of the small vintage clothes shop just before Picton Arcade in Oxford st?
It was just before Rowberry 's?
Was it Hooper's or Barker's? I bought many a cheap t shirt in there whilst the jeans were very expensive.
FFS dicky I've racked my brains but I still cant remember the name of that clothes shop in the picton arcade.



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Muteswan wrote:
13 Jan 2021 20:54
Jack2jack wrote:
13 Jan 2021 20:45
Think it's still there PJ, called Moustache clothing I think. Wasn't treasure in Mumbles on the left going up towards the castle, gone a few years back.
You’re right about Treasure being on Newton Road, it’s Tesco Express now.
That's it, Newton Road, not Oystermouth Road. Thanks, Mutey.



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dickythorpe wrote:
13 Jan 2021 17:54
https://www.walesonline.co.uk/lifestyle ... s-19611968

What was the name of the small vintage clothes shop just before Picton Arcade in Oxford st?
It was just before Rowberry 's?
Was it Hooper's or Barker's? I bought many a cheap t shirt in there whilst the jeans were very expensive.
Are you thinking of Rodericks? There was a shop in the arcade but I think there was one on Oxford Street at one time.



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