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    ANDRE COURREGES, THE 38-YEAR-OLD MODERN ABSTRACT ARTIST OF FRENCH FASHION, PRESENTS HIS SPRING-SUMMER COLLECTION - IN AN ART GALLERY OF MOBILES.

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    ANDRE COURREGES, THE 38-YEAR-OLD MODERN ABSTRACT ARTIST OF FRENCH FASHION, PRESENTS HIS SPRING-SUMMER COLLECTION - IN AN ART GALLERY OF MOBILES.

    SOME CALL HIM THE SPACEWOMAN'S DESIGNER, TEN YEARS AHEAD OF HIS TIME, OTHERS SAY HE IS THE PICASSO OF PARIS COUTURE.A FORMER TAILOR AT BALENCIAGA'S, HE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR LAUNCHING TROUSER SUITS FOR WOMEN AND SKIRTS ABOVE THE KNEES.

    THE FASHION WRITERS SAY HE CREATES THE LOOK ONE WILL LOVE OR LOATHE, THAT HE IS ANTI-FEMININE, THAT HIS MODELS ARE LIKE ROBOTS JERKING IN TIME TO SPACE JAZZ, AND THAT HE HAS STARTED A TROUSER WAR.

    WHAT DOES HE SAY? - THAT PRESENT DAY FASHION ARE..UNFASHIONABLE.THAT FEMININITY MUST CHANGE ITS LOOKS, " I WANT TO SEE A DIFFERENT WOMAN, LIFE HAS SO EVOLVED.WHY SHOULDN'T THE WAY A WOMAN DRESSES EVOLVE TOO? HE ASKS
    "IT IS NOT SIMPLY A QUESTION OF WOMAN WEARING TROUSERS LIKE A MAN.SHE SHOULD CHANGE HER ENTIRE WARDROBE..TO THE FASHION OF THE FUTURE THAT CAN BE ADAPTED TO SUIT ALL HOURS AND CIRCUMSTANCES".

    HE MEANS THE TROUSER SUIT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAD36PEZUB4LWERCRAIYYQED3BY
    Media URN:
    VLVAD36PEZUB4LWERCRAIYYQED3BY
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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