• Short Summary

    CLIVE, YOUNGEST OF BRITAIN'S TOP TEN FASHION DESIGNERS, SHOWED SOME OF HIS SPRING AND SUMMER COLLECTIONS TO REUTERS TODAY (TUESDAY).

  • Description

    CLIVE, YOUNGEST OF BRITAIN'S TOP TEN FASHION DESIGNERS, SHOWED SOME OF HIS SPRING AND SUMMER COLLECTIONS TO REUTERS TODAY (TUESDAY). CLIVE, WHO IS ONLY 31 YEARS OLD, HAS WORKED UNDER MANY OF LONDON'S MASTERS. AFTER LEAVING CANTERBURY ART SCHOOL HE WORKED WITH MICHAEL AND LEFT THERE TO BECOME ASSISTANT DESIGNER TO LACHASSE. HE WON TWO MAJOR DESIGN AWARDS WHILE WORKING FOR LACHASSE. BEFORE BRANCHING OUT ON HIS OWN HE SENT A FURTHER TWO YEARS WITH JOHN CAVANAGH, SO WHEN, IN 1963, HE SET UP HIS OWN BUSINESS, HE HAD AN EXCELLENT APPRENTICESHIP.

    CLIVE CONSIDERS HE IS BEST AT DESIGNING COATS AND SUITS, BUT REMARKABLE IT'S HIS EVENING DRESSES THAT MAKE BEST-SELLERS. LAST YEAR HIS BEST-SELLER WAS A BLUE AND PURPLE STRIPED EVENING DRESS IN WOOL LACE. THIS YEAR HE'S USED PLENTY OF COLOURS IN THE BLUE TO PURPLE RANGE AND USED CREPE A GOOD DEAL. HIS MOST STRIKING INNOVATIONS THIS YEAR ARE HIS EMBROIDERED CUFFS AND "BATWING" SLEEVES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA3DTHCFV6A819AUBBP5SS7D4HB
    Media URN:
    VLVA3DTHCFV6A819AUBBP5SS7D4HB
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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