Venue Details & Map
42-44 Cheshire StreetLondonE2 6EH
- +44 (0)785 088 3505
- Public transport:
- Shoreditch, Underground
I would have liked to have stayed longer and checked out more things in the store, but the manager(owner?), a oldish looking man, said very loudly to the lady serving me to 'keep an eye on his bag... he's foreign'.
I'd never experienced racism before going to this store.
Definitely don't want to experience that again.more
Blackman's Shoes is know by many as 'That Plimpsoll Place'. For a fiver you can get a selection of plimpsolls in almost every colour, well... black, grey, navy and white. But still I think it's pretty cool.
What's pretty funny is that if you come here with a hangover on the weekend, feeling like the crap that someone scraped off the plimpsoll, they cheeky chap will still chat you up and make...more
Blackman's Shoes on Cheshire Street just off Brick Lane is nothing less than a Shoreditch institution. And an unlikely one at that.
A tiny, chaotic wee shop established in the thirties and today run by a father and son team, this is where the Ditch's artfully disheveled masses stock up on plimsolls at £5 a pair to team ever so incongruously with their demi-couture.
Even if plimsolls aren't...more