• Short Summary

    THIS YEAR'S FLORENCE SPRING AND SUMMER FASHION SHOW PRESENT A BLEND OF THE MODERN AND TRADITIONAL, ORIENTAL AND WESTERN.

  • Description

    THIS YEAR'S FLORENCE SPRING AND SUMMER FASHION SHOW PRESENT A BLEND OF THE MODERN AND TRADITIONAL, ORIENTAL AND WESTERN. KNITWEAR DOMINATED THIS READY-TO-WEAR SHOW WHICH BEGAN ON WEDNESDAY AT THE PALACE PITTI IN FLORENCE. INDIAN SARIS AND AUDACIOUS NEW DESIGNS WERE PRESENTED.

    GIBI, OF ROME, PRESENTED THREE MORNING PIECES, WITH A JACKET AND MACHINE SHAPED HALF WAISTS, AND FLARED SKIRTS WHOSE DOMINANT THEME WAS KNITTED-ON BORDERS EITHER WIDE OR NARROW. THE COLOURS WERE PASTEL.

    CELLI, OF MILAN, PRESENTED CABLESTITCH CARDIGANS, RIBKNIT SWEATERS AND TROUSER SUITS. THEY ATTRACTED MUCH INTEREST FROM THE AUDIENCE. AN INDIAN SARI ALSO RECEIVED FAVOURABLE COMMENTS.

    (BUT WHILE THE 62 ITALIAN KNITWEAR BOUTIQUES AND HIGH FASHION READY-TO-WEAR HOUSE PARADED THEIR LATEST CREATIONS, FEUDING WAS GOING ON BEHIND THE SCENES. THE SQUABBLES CAME INTO THE OPEN WHEN A TOP ROME DESIGNER, PRINCESS IRENE GALITZINE, STAGED A PROTEST DEMONSTRATION.. SHE DRESSED HER MODELS IN GOLD AND SILVER LAME CAT-SUITS AND GAVE THEM BANNERS ANNOUNCING HER COLLECTION WAS TO BE SEEN AT THE NEARBY STROZZI PALACE. THE PRINCESS SAYS THAT THE SHOWS AT THE PITTI PALACE IN WHICH EACH HOUSE IS ONLY ALLOWED TO PARADE ABOUT 10 MODELS ARE NOT SUITED TO READY-TO-WEAR COLLECTIONS.)

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8QIHDFIVR189WFIE941TO3GSL
    Media URN:
    VLVA8QIHDFIVR189WFIE941TO3GSL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/11/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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