• Short Summary

    MAXI AND MIDI DRESSES WERE DOMINANT AT THE FIRST LONDON SHOWING OF THIS YEAR'S AUTUMN FASHIONS.

  • Description

    MAXI AND MIDI DRESSES WERE DOMINANT AT THE FIRST LONDON SHOWING OF THIS YEAR'S AUTUMN FASHIONS. DESIGNS BY RELDAN, FREDERICK STARKE AND JOHN MICHAEL WERE FEATURED IN A SPECIAL PARADE IN LONDON'S OXFORD STREET LAST NIGHT (TUESDAY).

    THE STARKE COLLECTION FOR AUTUMN FEATURED MAXI OR MIDI DRESSES WITH BODICES SLASHED TO THE WAIST AND SKIRTS SLIT TO THE THIGH. THE MAXI DRESSES GAVE MAXIMUM EXPOSURE THE SILHOUETTE IS LONG WAISTED, BALANCED BY MIDI LENGTH SKIRTS. FOR DAY WEAR, STARKE CHOSE SOFT JERSEY IN CRISP STRIPES AND FEMININE COLOURS. STYLING WAS SIMPLE. STARKE INTRODUCED A "STARKE BOUNKERS" RANGE FEATURING A SELECTION OF "PEASANT LOOK" DRESSES. THE RETAIL PRICE WAS AROUND 10 POUNDS (23 DOLLARS). FOR THE NIGHT, THE LOOK IS ORIENTAL. STARKE HAS CREATED A RANGE OF EXOTIC "AT HOME" DRESSES AND TROUSER SUITS IN RICH COLOURS AND PILE FABRICS.

    THE RELDAN GROUP, WHICH INCLUDES RELDAN AND FREDERICK STARKE, SOLD MORE THAN A MILLION SKIRTS LAST YEAR...ALL OF THEM MINIS. THIS YEAR THEY ARE OFFERING ALL MINILENGTH SKIRTS, USUALLY TWO OR THREE INCHES BELOW THE KNEE.

    RELDAN'S NEW LOOK IS LONG AND SOPHISTICATED, CUT TO SHOW THE BODY'S NATURAL SILHOUETTE. SKIRTS ARE ALL MIDI LENGTH SHOWN WITH BOOTS OR DARK STOCKINGS. FABRICS ARE SOFT AND SUPPLE. LOW KEY COLOURS ARE HIGH FASHION FOR AUTUMN. PLUM, IN TONES RANGING FROM RICH BURGUNDY TO PINK; BROWN...IN EVERY SHADE, BOTTLE GREEN AND THE FULL RANGE OF BLUES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA37QYN8Y7C5GDFG5T7V24AWKPP
    Media URN:
    VLVA37QYN8Y7C5GDFG5T7V24AWKPP
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/04/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:29:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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