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Brick Lane Market Day

Posted by Gina McKlveen on Tue, May 10, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Sunday, March 20, 2016


Today Kenzie and I spent the morning at another one of London’s famous markets. This time we headed up the road to Brick Lane in Shoreditch. Brick Lane is a place for hipster and trendy youth in London. This part of Shoreditch is abundant in vintage clothing, tattoo parlors and graffiti art.


Our first mission was to find the famous rainbow bagels.

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Mission accomplished.

After finishing our bagels, we walked down Brick Lane and popped into the Sunday Upmarket to browse around at the different vendors and food stalls. We couldn’t resist trying some chocolate-covered fruit before heading back home.

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Later that afternoon I decided to check out some vintage clothing stores on Brick Lane. I managed to find a vintage Levi denim jacket and a pair of velour leggings to add to my wardrobe.


I passed a lot of cool street art while in Brick Lane and, rumor has it, there are some Banksy pieces around here, so I’ll definitely be back to check that out once the weather gets nicer!

Here’s to another successful Sunday Market Day in London!



Topics: study abroad, Gina McKlveen, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, Sunday Upmarket, Banksy, rainbow bagels

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