Enjoy these photo memories of Leeds in April 1997. PIC: Mark Bickerdike

Leeds in April 1997 - 14 stories making the news

It was the month Leeds's reputation as the Knightsbridge of the north was boosted thanks to a fashion icon.

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Fashion designer Vivienne Westwood brought her own brand of chic and cool to the city thanks to the opening of her County Arcade boutique in April 1997. Her arrival created quite a stir among followers of fashion as did a 'Prince and Pauper' Gotz collectable doll which went on sale for £2,700 at a shop on Vicar Lane. Enjoy these photo memories from around Leeds in April 1997. READ MORE: 43 photos to take you back to Leeds in 1997 LOVE LEEDS? LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook

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