• Short Summary

    THE ASSOCIATED FASHION DESIGNERS OF LONDON YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) PRESENTED THEIR COLLECTION OF COATS, SUITS AND DRESSES FOR AUTUMN.

  • Description

    THE ASSOCIATED FASHION DESIGNERS OF LONDON YESTERDAY (TUESDAY) PRESENTED THEIR COLLECTION OF COATS, SUITS AND DRESSES FOR AUTUMN. THE COLLECTION AS A WHOLE KERALDED A VICTORY FOR THE MAXI-SKIRT, WITH STRONG MILITARISTIC OVERTONES.

    THE SHOWING WAS HELD AT THE TALK OF THE TOWN NIGHTCLUB IN THE HEALTH OF LONDON, BEFORE AN AUDIENCE OF FASHION BUYERS AND PRESS PEOPLE.

    THE COLLECTIONS WERE PRESENTED IN THE GUISE OF A MUSICAL, WITH SONG AND DANCE FOUTINES SPECIALLY DEVISED AND DANCED BY LIONEL BLAIR AND OTHERS.

    I SADORA DUNCAN, WHO MADE A NAME FOR HERSELF AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AS A MEMBER OF WHAT WOULD NOW BE KNOWN AS THE JET SET, INSPIRED MANY OF YESTERDAY'S FASHIONS. "I SADORABLES" WERE LONG AND FLOWING, WITH THE EMPHASIS ON THE MUSE-LIKE DRAPINGS AND FOLDINGS THAT MISS DUNCAN HERSELF ADMIRED SO MUCH, AND WHICH EVENTUALLY LED TO HER DEATH, WHEN A TRAILING SCARF CAUGHT IN THE WHEEL OF HER SPORTS CAR AND STRANGLED HER.

    THE ASSOCIATED FASHION DESIGNERS OF LONDON IS MADE UP OF SEVERAL LEADING MANUFACTURING AND RETAIL FASHION GROUPS, MARKETING IN CO-OPERATION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5GLE469B2I6QZAZG5MSOOKZ44
    Media URN:
    VLVA5GLE469B2I6QZAZG5MSOOKZ44
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    24/04/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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