• Short Summary

    AN AUDIENCE OF FASHION WRITERS AND BUYERS TODAY HAD A GLIMPSE AT BRITISH MILLINERY FASHIONS FOR THE COMING AUTUMN AND WINTER SEASONS, IN A DISPLAY AT THE CARLTON TOWER HOTEL IN LONDON.

  • Description

    AN AUDIENCE OF FASHION WRITERS AND BUYERS TODAY HAD A GLIMPSE AT BRITISH MILLINERY FASHIONS FOR THE COMING AUTUMN AND WINTER SEASONS, IN A DISPLAY AT THE CARLTON TOWER HOTEL IN LONDON. THE LARGE HATS AS THE SHAPE FOR 1968.

    HATS ON DISPLAY INCLUDED A MODEL NAMED, APPROPRIATELY, SNOWGOOSE, WROUGHT FROM WHITE LUCCA LAMB IN A COSSACK SHAPE.ANOTHER WAS "HIGH CHAPPAREL," IN DARK GREEN FELT, WITH A TALL CROWN AND WIDE SWEEPING BRIMLINE.

    FOR ONCE NAME-MAKING INSPIRATION SEEMS TO HAVE DESERTED MEMBERS OF THE MILLINERY INSTITUTE -- A POLKA-DOT CLOCHE HAT WAS NAMED, PROSAICALLY, "POLKA DOT", AND "PINKY PINK" MEANT VIRTUALLY WHAT IT SAID.

    "SPINNING WHEEL," IN THE CLASSIC PARISIAN SHAPE, WAS THE FIRST HAT TO MEET THE BUYERS EYES. A GLAMOROUS HAT, IT WAS DESIGNED TO RETAIL FOR AROUND GBP20 STERLING. BUT MANY OFT HE OTHERS WERE SET TO SELL AT UNDER GBP5.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2U5ELJC0K68GCAPMBGCMZ0Z2H
    Media URN:
    VLVA2U5ELJC0K68GCAPMBGCMZ0Z2H
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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