42-44 Cheshire Street, London, E2 6EH
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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
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