• Short Summary

    AN ELEGANT GEORGIAN HOUSE IN LONDON FORMS THE PERFECT SETTING FOR THE CELEBRATED SALON OF BRITISH DESIGNER HARDY AMIES -- NOW PRESENTING A NEW COLLECTION OF AUTUMN AND WINTER FASHIONS.

  • Description

    AN ELEGANT GEORGIAN HOUSE IN LONDON FORMS THE PERFECT SETTING FOR THE CELEBRATED SALON OF BRITISH DESIGNER HARDY AMIES -- NOW PRESENTING A NEW COLLECTION OF AUTUMN AND WINTER FASHIONS.TYPICAL OF THE GLAMOROUS SHOWING ARE TWO CREATIONS -- "PLAYGOER"AND "CRITICS CHOICE" -- THE FIRST A COCKTAIL DRESS, THE OTHER A THEATRE SUIT.

    CLEARLY INFLUENCED BY THE LONG-RANGE WEATHER FORECASTS THAT THREATEN BRITAIN WITH ANOTHER BITTER WINTER, AMIES HAS MADE GOOD USE OF WOOL.AND, FOLLOWING THE LATEST TREND TO FURS, BOTH ARE TRIMMED WITH BOX, THERE IS NO DRASTIC CHANGE OF LINE.BUT THE COLLECTION SHOWS LOTS OF BLACK, MASSES OF EMBROIDERY,PLENTY OF FUR, DOZENS OF LONG FLOOR-SWEEPING DRESSES -- WITH BRIGHT YOUNG TOUCHES LIVENING UP THE GRANDEURS.

    THERE'S VIVID COLOUR, TOO.ONE SUIT, CALLED "HARMONY".IS IN BRIGHT BLUE TWEED AND TRIMMED WITH CLOQUE.WITH IT GOES A SHIRT, ALSO IN BRIGHT BLUE CLOQUE.THIS WAY TYPICAL OF MANY OF THE SUITS: SIMPLE AFFAIRS, A LARGE NUMBER IN TWEEDS, WITH THEIR STARK SIMPLICITY OFFSET BY GAY AND ORIGINAL COLOURS.

    THE NEW EVENING THEMES ARE LONG, NARROW HOSTESS DRESSES.ONE IN BLACK VELVET WITH A BACKLESS TOP OF WHITE PURE SILK SATIN, IS CALLED "BLACK TIE".ALSO FOR THE EVENING IS "THETIS" -- A LUXURIOUS CREATION IN GLITTERING AQUAMARINE AND GOLD CLOQUE LAME.

    BACK TO SUITS AND THE FAVOURED TWEEDS -- "ROUGH JUSTICE".AGAIN TAILORED SIMPLY BUT OUTSTANDING SMART IN ITS BLACK AND WHITE CHECK.FOR A FLASH OF CONTRASTING COLOUR, A SHIRT IN PURPLE CREPE.

    FOR PARTY WEAR -- "CELEBRITY", IN WHITE AND GOLD SATIN LAME, AND THE HEMLINE JUST BELOW THE KNEE.HARDY AMIE'S NEW COLLECTION CO-INCIDENT WITH AN IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT IN THE FASHION WORLD -- AMIE'S STAFF WAS JOINED BY THAT OF COUTURIER VICTOR STIEBEL, NOW RETIRES THROUGH ILLNESS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABTU5ORP35L6DSJUSN706K4RVX
    Media URN:
    VLVABTU5ORP35L6DSJUSN706K4RVX
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/08/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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