Latest fashion-note for evening wear -- an evening gown which becomes long or short in a matter of seconds -- was highlighted by the Milan fashion designer, Biki, March 31.
LV Two mannequins alight forward.
CU PAN..Black and white diamond patterned dress.
SV Mannequin removes coat to reveal rose coloured wool dress.
CU PAN.. Evening gown with large flower motif.
SV Mannequin detaches part of skirt to use as evening stole.
SCU Another evening gown.
SV Evening gown with short loose train at back.
SV Orange coloured chiffon evening gown in vogue in the 20's.
LV Four mannequins towards camera.
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Background: Latest fashion-note for evening wear -- an evening gown which becomes long or short in a matter of seconds -- was highlighted by the Milan fashion designer, Biki, March 31. The gown,in printed silk can be worn long for formal occasions -- but with a few deft movements - the bottom part of the skirt can be detached and worn as a stole.
The collection, a preview of what local and foreign buyers saw at a later show -- concentrates on new spring and summer clothes.
For those early summer - yet often chilly - days, light-weight wool dresses are ideal. One in a vital design of black and white diamond checks, combines simplicity in straight lines with sophisticated in a broad back panel. In smart tailored lines, a day dress in rose-coloured wool.
Three other evening creations offer variety and glamour in silk, printed cotton and satin materials. The gay 20's are recalled with a chiffon dress in orange.