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Claire de Rouen

Posted at 10:17AM Tuesday 17 Jan 2012

Claire de Rouen, the founder and proprietor of the independent fashion and photography bookshop of the same name, has died after a long illness. Claire was something of a Soho icon to fashion students and photography buffs, and her tiny shop on the first floor of 121-125 Charing Cross Road was a browser-friendly haven for the curious and the faithful, of whom I was one.


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