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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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    When I used to go shopping with my Mum we would go to various shops and although I never thought of my Mum as a snob, she always told me to keep the Marks and Spencer bag on the outside (so everyone could see). Mum was a great advocate for the store I wish I could go shopping with her once more :-)
    My mother would take us kids twice a year to M&S clothes shopping.. winter and summer. She would also get elastic top trousers for herself :)) My brother would often hide in the store after collecting the size tags off the top of the hangers.. Good memories, but miss Mum who is with the angels now.
    sharon gittings
    I remember holidays away with my parents. We got to see most of the country and visit all the local M&S stores! My mother, an employee, just couldn't resist taking a look for any "different lines" they might stock.

    I worked in M&S in 1964 when Aberdeen had 500 residents quarantined in hospital with the typhoid outbreak. I married & moved to M&S office in Edinburgh under Mrs Whitehill. Now 50 years later I am working as a Christmas temp in Dundee store in the Lingerie Dept exactly where I started 50 years ago.

    Edith Christie 'nee Reid