• Short Summary

    PIERRE BALMAIN CARES LITTLE ABOUT REVOLUTIONISING FASHION OR ABOUT FOLLOWING NEW TRENDS, AND HE THEREFORE KEEPS TO HIS "JOLIE MADAME" LOOK, WHICH HAS MADE HIM FAMOUS.

  • Description

    PIERRE BALMAIN CARES LITTLE ABOUT REVOLUTIONISING FASHION OR ABOUT FOLLOWING NEW TRENDS, AND HE THEREFORE KEEPS TO HIS "JOLIE MADAME" LOOK, WHICH HAS MADE HIM FAMOUS. ELEGANCE, LUXURY, TASTE AND REFINEMENT, PERFECT CUT: THOSE ARE HIS TRUMP CARDS.

    HIS SPRING-SUMMER COLLECTION FOR 1964 DIFFERS ONLY IN THAT HE HAS MADE A FAR GREATER USE OF COLOUR: BRIGHT COLOURED WOOL (RED GREEN), TWEEDS WITH A "STAINED-GLASS" TINT OR TINTS, PRINTED VOILE AND EMBROIDERED TULLE.

    THE LINE IS SUPPLE, DAY WEAR AND PARTICULARLY MORNING WEAR CONSISTING EITHER OF BLOUSED JACKETS WORN OVER TUNIC DRESSES, OR PLAIN SHORT SUITS WITH HIGH BUST LINE, OR ELSE MATCHING THREE-QUARTER COATS AND SKIRT, THE COAT HAVING A DROOPING SHOULDER LINE, OR AGAIN TINY CARACOS SLIT IN FRONT OR TINY JACKETS WITH ROLLED COLLAR WORN WITH MATCHING DRESS.

    NOW FOR BALMAIN'S EVENING DRESSES: VOILE OR CREPE SHEATH-DRESSES STOPPING JUST ABOVE INSTEP WITH ROUNDED OFF SQUARE NECKLINE, "TRUMPET" DRESSES WITH SOFT EASY LINE, NO SHOULDER STRAPS. TUNICS ARE MADE OF EMBROIDERED TULLE ADORNED WITH PEARLS, BELL-SHAPED STRAIGHT JACKETS AND BULL-FIGHTER BOLEROS CUT VERY SHORT.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD3U84G0ZX6ZDPV6KGMXGNJA5J
    Media URN:
    VLVAD3U84G0ZX6ZDPV6KGMXGNJA5J
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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