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    My mum looks great in the 50s inspired 125 dress - now I know what she looked like when she was young!

    My earliest memory of Marks & Sparks is going shopping with my mum and younger sister to buy new pants, socks and an outfit for Whitsuntide. On Whit Sunday we would dress in our new clothes and parade amongst family.

    Lynne Barrett

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    I remember shopping for all our clothes at M&S. Dresses used to have a thread in the hem that could be pulled out to make the skirt longer and therefore wearable for a longer period of time. Very useful when it was a favourite. Coats had the same facility in the sleeves.
    Pamela Zargarani
    M&S Exeter always had the biggest & sweetest oranges in the '50s
    Lynda Evans
    I'll never forget my first (and second!) Melting Middle Chocolate Pudding. I'd seen the advert, but there was a run on them at my local store so it was a little while before I could get any. There are two in a pack but I'd eaten all the evidence by the time my housemate got home!
    Selena
    I remember the original Marks & Spencer. To me it was a magic cave. I can't remember any doors. It opened straight onto the street. I suppose it would have been wooden shutters. It was an enchanted dawdle.
    My mum looks great in the 50s inspired 125 dress - now I know what she looked like when she was young!