• Short Summary

    VISNEWS HAS HAD A LOOK AT THE SPRING AND SUMMER COLLECTION OF CHRISTIAN DIOR -- PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUS FASHION HOUSE OF THEM ALL.

  • Description

    1.
    GV EXT. DIOR ESTABLISHMENT
    0.02

    2.
    CU DIOR SIGN
    0.05

    3.
    SV INT. MODEL DISPLAYS PALE PINK DRESS
    0.14

    4.
    CU TILT: FACE TO OUTER HEM
    0.18

    5.
    CU PLEATED UNDERSKIRT
    0.28

    6.
    MV MODEL DISPLAYS SHORT EVENING DRESS
    0.32

    7.
    CU TURN SHOWS BACK, THEN FRONT NECKLINE
    0.45

    8.
    CU HEM DETAIL
    0.50

    9.
    MV MODEL TURNS - SHOWS BACK
    0.57

    10.
    SV MODEL DISPLAYS NAVY BLUE JACKET WITH WHITE COLLARED DRESS
    1.04

    11.
    CU REMOVES JACKET - SHOWS BACK AND BODICE OF DRESS
    1.13

    12.
    CU COLLAR BOW OF DRESS
    1.18

    13.
    SV TILT DOWN MODEL SHOWING DRESS
    1.23

    14.
    SV MODEL SHOWS BLACK ORGANZA EVENING DRESS
    1.39

    15.
    MV OUTER WRAP REMOVED, TILT DOWN DRESS WITH TURN


    16.
    CU MODEL'S FACE
    1.58



    Initials AA/V/JF/K


    EDITORS: THIS FILM IS EMBARGOED UNTIL FEBRUARY 28TH

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: VISNEWS HAS HAD A LOOK AT THE SPRING AND SUMMER COLLECTION OF CHRISTIAN DIOR -- PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUS FASHION HOUSE OF THEM ALL. THIS YEAR MARK BOHAN, DIOR'S CHIEF DESIGNER, PRESENT CLOTHES FOR YOUTH ON ITS WILDEST FLING -- AND OTHER WOMEN AT THEIR GLAMOROUS. DIOR'S COLLECTION BROKE THE SQUARE LOOK THAT HAD SEEMED TO BE HAUNTING PARIS. THROUGHOUT THE COLLECTION WAS ESSENTIALLY YOUNG.

    NARROW SHOULDERS, SNUG-TIGHT BODICES. LONG SLEEVES, AND TWO INCH WIDE BELTS WITH A SLIGHTLY FLARED SKIRT MADE UP HIS YOUTHFUL TRIANGULAR LINE. AND IN KEEPING WITH THE LINE, SKIRTS WERE SLICED OFF TOW INCHES ABOVE THE KNEE.

    EVEN THE SHOES YOUNGER WITH SQUARE TOES AND LOW HEELS, AND MADE FROM A DOZEN DIFFERENT MATERIALS WITH A WIDE RANGE OF COLOURS.

    COLOURS - WELL NAVY BLUE ALWAYS BEEN A FAVOURITE WITH DIOR AND ONCE AGAIN IT SURGED THROUGHOUT THE COLLECTION BLOTTING OUT THE RED HAT HAD BEEN SEEN AT MANY HOUSES.

    DIOR HAS JOINED MOST OF THE PARIS COLLECTIONS WITH HIS WILD GAY PRINTS -- IT'S A MEXICAN LOOK THAT APPEARS IN MANY DIFFERENT DRESSES.

    BOHAN HAS NEVER OFFERED THE DEEP PLUNGING NECKLINE OF THE LATE CHRISTIAN DIOR, BUT A COUPLE OF HIS EVENING DRESSES DIPPED LOW. AND THERE'S CAREFULLY CUT "HIP INTEREST".

    ANOTHER OF BOHAN'S DEPARTURES FROM HIS FELLOW COUTURIERS WERE HIS PLEATS THIS YEAR. INSTEAD OF HUGGING THE BODY THEY SWIRLED OUT FROM THE SHOULDER WITH A GRACE ALWAYS FAMILIAR WITH THE HOUSE OF DIOR.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3ZHJ23D2VAQ4QX2TECRGATBZE
    Media URN:
    VLVA3ZHJ23D2VAQ4QX2TECRGATBZE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/02/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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