The opening of upmarket fashion store Harvey Nichols on Briggate - complete with a top hat donning doorman - boosted the city's reputation as the number one destination for those keen to enjoy a dose of retail therapy. This was 1996, a year which also featured a number of celebrity visits to Leeds ranging from TV personalities through to sporting legends. Enjoy these photos charting 12 months in the life of your Leeds. READ MORE: How Harvey Nichols helped Leeds become the 'Knightsbridge of the North' LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook
26 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1996
It was the year Leeds was labelled as the 'Knightsbridge of the north'.
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