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    The London branch of Christian Dior, the famous French fashion house, unveiled its Spring collection on Wednesday (7 March).

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    The London branch of Christian Dior, the famous French fashion house, unveiled its Spring collection on Wednesday (7 March). The collection included more than a hundred outfits for both men and women. The women's fashions show a return to femininity with soft, natural fabrics. Fashion writers say the collection replaces the contrived untidiness of the sixties with a return to high fashion. Menswear, and Dior says its emphasis is on elegance of cut and style....... not eccentricity.

    Much of the women's fashion is based on the shirt. But, in the hands of Danish designer, Jorn Langbert, it undergoes numerous transformations. Colours are neutral ivories, browns, blacks and navy blues with brighter yellows, green and shades of peach.

    SYNOPSIS: The London branch of Christian Dior, the famous French fashion house, unveiled its spring fashions on Wednesday.

    The work of Danish designer, Jorn Langberg, puts the emphasis on femininity, According to Dior, trousers for women are on the way out.....there were very few in Wednesday's showing.

    For man, Dior says the emphasis is not on eccentricity, but on elegance of cut and style....this suit in white flannel.

    Dior's London branch has been producing women's fashions for some time, but the men's boutique has had only one season.

    White with red stripes... for the women, a voile shirtwaister, and for the men, all white except for thin red stripes.

    Individually, a Dior outfit from this year's range can cost between one hundred and fifty and four hundred pounds.

    The blazer is wool and trousers, again white flannel. A man's suit from the collection can cost up to eighty pounds.

    A long dress in floral-printed chiffon. Designer Jorn Langberg is wearing one of his own creations, a navy-blue worsted suit.

    Fashion writes say fashion this spring it replacing the contrived untidiness of the sixties with a return to high fashion in soft and natural fabrics.

    Dior's own description of the collection says it is based on the English countryside. This long dress in white organza has a top embroidered with patterns of grasses and dandelions.... and English wildflower.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8AL2LVPLEGFUC764J7ANDI5D3
    Media URN:
    VLVA8AL2LVPLEGFUC764J7ANDI5D3
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1973
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    Unknown
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    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
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