• Short Summary

    PIERRE CARDIN IS FAST BECOMING KNOWN AS THE SPACE-AGE FASHION DESIGNER, WITH CREATIONS THAT MAKE THE WEARERS LOOK RATHER LIKE FUTURISTIC SPACE TRAVELLERS - COMPLETE WITH HELMETS AND CAPES.

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    PIERRE CARDIN IS FAST BECOMING KNOWN AS THE SPACE-AGE FASHION DESIGNER, WITH CREATIONS THAT MAKE THE WEARERS LOOK RATHER LIKE FUTURISTIC SPACE TRAVELLERS - COMPLETE WITH HELMETS AND CAPES.

    ONE OF FRANCE'S BEST-KNOWN DESIGNERS, CARDIN RECENTLY STAGE AN EXHIBITION OF HIS LATEST CREATIONS IN PARIS.

    THE SHOW STARTED OFF WITH A SURPLICE IN VIOLET PLAID, COMPLETE WITH LARGE ARMHOLES, A DARK VIOLET SKIRT, AND HAT WORN ON THE BACK OF THE HEAD. THEN CAME A TWO-PIECE BLACK AND WHITE "PRINCE OF WALES" CHECK, WORN OVER FRILLY PETTICOATS AND HEAVY-KNIT STOCKINGS.

    A THIRD MODEL WORE A FUSCHIA-COLOURED COCKTAIL DRESS IN ORGANZA WITH THREE-TIER FLOUNCES, THEN CAME AN ULTRA-MODERN PLAID HOOD WITH MINK TRIM, AND A BLACK AND WHITE PLAID SUIT.

    FUR BANDS WERE POPULAR. ONE OF CARDIN'S COATS HAD TWO-TIER FUR BANDS AROUND THE BOTTOM, OVER A DRESS WITH SLANTING NECKLINE.

    MEN ALSO WENT ULTRA-MODERN WITH SPACE-AGE OUTFITS WITH ZIPPED POCKETS.

    COCKTAIL DRESSES CAN BE LONG OR SHORT NOWADAYS. THE LAST TWO MODELS WERE LONG DRESSES COVERED IN YELLOW, BLUE AND GREEN SEQUINS. AND TO END, A MALE MODEL SHOWED CARDIN'S LATEST IDEA FROM A SMOKING JACKET.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6PYKAGV9TYEZVZE5U915CDGNN
    Media URN:
    VLVA6PYKAGV9TYEZVZE5U915CDGNN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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