• Short Summary

    THE MILITARY LOOK IN MEN'S FASHION CAME OF AGE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A SHOWING IN LONDON OF AUTUMN-WINTER STYLES DESIGNED BY HARDY AMIES.

  • Description

    THE MILITARY LOOK IN MEN'S FASHION CAME OF AGE TODAY (WEDNESDAY) WITH A SHOWING IN LONDON OF AUTUMN-WINTER STYLES DESIGNED BY HARDY AMIES. AMIES OPTED FOR INCREASED FLARE AND BRIGHTER COLOURS IN HIS COLLECTION, WHICH WILL SOON GO ON SALE THROUGH A MAJOR RETAIL OUTLET IN BRITAIN.

    AMIES SAYS HE;S INCORPORATED SEVERAL MAJOR DESIGN CHANGES IN THIS COLLECTION. THE JACKET WAIST-LINE IN SUITS HAS BEEN DROPPED FROM THE NATURAL WAIST POSITION TO MATCH A WELL-ESTABLISHED TREND TO HIPSTER TROUSERS. "EVERYTHING HANGS ON THE HIPS", HE SAYS.

    TROUSERS ARE NARROW AND SHAPED, WITH A BALANCING FLARE OVER THE SHOE, WIDENING PROGRRESSIVELY FROM THE KNEE.

    REGENCY STYLE CLOTHES ARE EXPECTED TO BE POPULAR NEXT YEAR -- AMIES' COLLECTION FEATURES SINGLE AND DOUBLE BREASTED OUTFITS IN MODIFIED REGENCY STYLING.

    CAPES, HE HOPES, WILL ALSO COME INTO WIDER FAVOUR. IN PAST SEASONS CAPES HAVE ET WITH ONLY LIMITED ACCEPTANCE BY THE BRITISH MALE. AMIES HAS COLLECTED CAPES IN A DOZEN DIFFERENT STYLES -- SINGLE BREASTED, DOUBLE BREASTED, FROM CASUAL TO EVENING WEAR.

    THERE ARE FEW MATERIAL REVOLUTIONS IN THE OFFING. CORDUROY IS STILL FIRMLY IN FAVOUR, AND HAS BEEN USED DRAMATICALLY IN EXTREME STYLINGS BY AMIES.

    THE UTILITARIAN RAIN-COAT - FOR THE BRITON, A FREQUENTLY USED ARTICLE OF FASHION - HAS BEEN GIVEN NEW SHAPE AND COLOUR IN THIS COLLECTION.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACWJZME2IG8ZB74HLKDOE6QCT1
    Media URN:
    VLVACWJZME2IG8ZB74HLKDOE6QCT1
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/09/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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