The boutiques of Florence can be relied on to add a note of controversy each year to the development of women's fashions.
GV ZOOM IN Girls modelling Krizia fashions on catwalk above audience
SV Models showing creations by Livio De Simone
SV Buyers & audience PAN TO models showing Gibo creations (3 shots)
SV & GV Girls modelling Trell fashions (3 shots)
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Background: The boutiques of Florence can be relied on to add a note of controversy each year to the development of women's fashions. The Autumn and Winter shows for 1972 are no exception -- with the abrupt return to a style of dress rarely seen these days outside the "old movies".
Visnews cameraman Pino Giambattista visited the shows in Florence on Tuesday (11 April) and noticed the reappearance of the full skirts - and the disappearance of the bare knee.
As one fashion reporter puts it, Florence 1972 presents clothes aimed at "the silent majority".