• Short Summary

    A ST. VALENTINE'S DAY FASHION SHOW TO ASSIST THE WORK OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF?

  • Description

    A ST. VALENTINE'S DAY FASHION SHOW TO ASSIST THE WORK OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF BOYS CLUBS WAS HELD AT LONDON'S JET-SET PLAYBOY CLUB LAST NIGHT (WEDNESDAY). THE SHOW WAS ORGANISED BY THE KEYSTONE COMMITTEE WHICH INCLUDES PROMINENT ACTORS, SOCIALITES AND INDUSTRIALIST.

    THREE FLOORS OF THE PARK LANE CLUB WERE TAKEN OVER FOR THE DINNER AND FASHION SHOW, AND TWO YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS, JANET LYLE OF ANNACAT AND MICHAEL FISH OF MR. FISH, EACH DESIGNED THIRTYFIVE MODELS SPECIALLY FOR THE CELEBRITY-STUDDED PARTY.

    THERE WERE THIRTYONE MODELS AND THE SHOW WAS PRODUCED BY LAMPUKI, DIRECTED BY CHOREOGRAPHER AND DANCER LIONEL BLAIR AND COMPARED BY DISC-JOCKEYS PETER MURRAY AND STUART HENRY. AMONG THE GUESTS WHO PAYED AT LEAST FIVE GUINEAS FOR THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING THERE WERE: THE DUKE AND DUCHESS OF BEDFORD; LORD AND LADY MONTAGUE OF BEAULIEU; ACTORS CORIN REDGRAVE, JEREMY BRETT, PATRICK MCWEE, LINDA THORESON; FILM PRODUCER JOHN FRANKENHEIMER; THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES, DAVID ASTOR; THE EARL OF LICHFIELD; PUBLISHER JOCELYN STEVENS AND DESIGNER DAVID HICKS.

    SOFTNESS AND ROMANCE WERE THE KEYNOTES OF THE DRESSES AND THE WAVE-LENGTH LOOK, WITH FRILLY BLOUSES, BIG BUSTLE BOWS TIED AT THE BACK AND FULL GATHERED SLEEVES FOR THE LADIES WERE COMPLEMENTED BY VELVET EVENING SUITS AND RUFFLED CREPE SHIRTS FOR THE MEN.

    ANKLE-LENGTH SKIRTS, BLACK FEATHERS AND GOLD EMBROIDERY CAUGHT THE EYE AMONG THE GUESTS AND THE MODELS AND MINI - AND MAXI - DRESSES ALL HAD AN OPULENT LOOK.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA9FUE4015INBBGFMJ0OFYUVV5X
    Media URN:
    VLVA9FUE4015INBBGFMJ0OFYUVV5X
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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