• Short Summary

    ONE FIFTH OF THE WORLD WILL BE REPRESENTED TOMORROW (MONDAY) AT A UNIQUE FASHION SHOW IN LONDON.

  • Description

    ONE FIFTH OF THE WORLD WILL BE REPRESENTED TOMORROW (MONDAY) AT A UNIQUE FASHION SHOW IN LONDON. THE SHOW IS BEING STAGED BY DESIGNERS FROM VARIOUS COUNTRIES OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    THE HIGHLIGHT OF THE FASHION PAGEANT, AS IT IS CALLED, IS A CENTURY-OLD DRESS OF SOLID GOLD, MADE IN PAKISTAN. THE GOLD WEIGHS TWENTY POUNDS (9 K.G.) AND IS WORTH THOUSANDS OF POUNDS.

    THE IDEA BEHIND THE PAGEANT IS TO DISPLAY THE SORT OF FASHIONS BEING WORN AT THE PRESENT IN VARIOUS COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES WHEN IT IS WINTER IN ENGLAND AND CANADA, SUMMER IN AUSTRALIA AND SEASONLESS IN COUNTRIES NEAR THE EQUATOR, LIKE INDIA, PAKISTAN AND CEYLON.

    THE FASHIONS INCLUDE CASUAL WEAR AND EVENING DRESS, AND ARE SUPPLEMENTED BY JEWELLERY AND FURS.

    SYNOPSIS: MARLBOROUGH HOUSE IN LONDON, VENUE TOMORROW (MONDAY) FOR WHAT IS DESCRIBED AS A UNIQUE PAGEANT OF FASHION, REPRESENTING FASHIONS, FROM COMMONWEALTH NATIONS. ONE OF AUSTRALIA'S PIECES - AN ELEGANT EVENING GOWN. THE SHOW IS BEING HELD TO AID A COMMONWEALTH CHARITY.

    CASUAL WEAR FROM UGANDA. THIS IS A CHEETAH ENSEMBLE. OTHER UGANDA FASHIONS ARE MADE OF LEOPARD, PYTHON AND LIZARD.

    IT IS SUMMER IN AUSTRALIA, AND BEACH WEAR IS THE DRESS FOR THE SEASON. THE SHOW AIMS TO DISPLAY THE VARIOUS STYLES BEING WORN IN VARIOUS COMMONWEALTH COUNTRIES AT THE PRESENT, WHEN THE COUNTRIES ARE EXPERIENCING DIFFERENT SEASONS.

    THAI SILK FEATURES IN THIS EVENING DRESS ENTERED FROM SINGAPORE. FIFTY MODELS FROM OVERSEAS ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE PAGEANT, WHICH IS TO BE OPENED BY PRINCESS MARGARET.

    ONE OF BRITAIN'S ENTRIES - AMONG THE HAUTE COUTURE ENSEMBLE MADE AVAILABLE FOR DISPLAY BY LEADING BRITISH FASHION DESIGNERS. THE MINI-SKIRT STILL IN VOGUE, EVEN IN HIGH FASHION AMONG THE LONDON WELL-DRESSED.

    AND SURELY THE MOST EXPENSIVE EXHIBIT - A DRESS OF SOLID GOLD. FROM PAKISTAN, IT WAS MADE ABOUT A CENTURY AGO. THE GOLD WEIGHS TWENTY POUNDS (9 K.G.).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ZY8JLSM57UWXR6HOB7XOOUPC
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ZY8JLSM57UWXR6HOB7XOOUPC
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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