• 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

    1.
    SV TWO MODELS, ON LEFT: MARIE PRESENTS "ULRICH" A GREEN POLKA DOT VOILE, ON RIGHT: CASSANDRE PRESENTS "ANDRA" MATCHING JACKET AND PLEATED SKIRT IN BLACK AND WHITE PATTERNED BURAH.
    0.08

    2.
    CU MARIE, REMOVING JACKET, TO SHOW BLOUSE WITHOUT SLEEVES.
    0.24

    3.
    FULL CU... MARIE WITH STRAW HAT.


    4.
    SCU CASSANDRE, REMOVES JACKET AND TURNS TO SHOW SKIRT.
    0.39

    5.
    SV MARIE PRESENTS "DOMINIQUE" YELLOW AND WHITE TWEED SUIT WITH TUNIC SKIRT AND MATCHING HAT. ROSE, REMOVES JACKET BELTED IN SAME MATERIAL.
    0.48

    6.
    CU DITTO, TURNING SHOWS LENGTH OF SKIRT.
    1.00

    7.
    CU ANNE PRESENTS "BEPPE", SUIT IN GREEN WHITE HOUND'S TOOTH WOOL.
    1.05

    8.
    SCU DITTO UNBUTTONS JACKET TO SHOW SLEEVELESS BLOUSE.


    9.
    LV TURNS TO SHOW SKIRT AND BLOUSE AND WALKS OFF.
    1.21

    10.
    CU CASSANDRE PRESENTS "PAMELA" DRESS AND JACKET IN ORANGE GREEN VOILE, WORN WITH A LARGE ORANGE STRAW HAT.
    1.39

    11.
    FULL CU... HAT.
    1.44

    12.
    SV ANNE PRESENTS "PANDORA" COAT AND PRINTED DRESS IN TURQUOISE YELLOW FLOWERS SILK ORGANDI. ANNE TURNS TO SHOW DRESS AND HAT (2 SHOTS).
    2.07

    13.
    CU PAN.. PLEATED WAIST TO FACE.
    2.18

    14.
    SV ELISABETH PRESENTS "CAROLLE" CHANTILLY LACE, AND WEARING DIAMOND NECKLACE AND MATCHING DIAMONDS IN HAIR.
    2.25

    15.
    CU PAN DOWN... EVENING DRESS.
    2.31

    16.
    SCU DAPHNE PRESENTS LONG EVENING DRESS "THERESE" IN WHITE GUIPURE LACE WORN WITH DIAMONDS AND SAPPHIRE, BRACELET AND CLIP IN HAIR.
    2.45

    17.
    CU PAN UP... DRESS.
    2.52

    18.
    CU DIAMOND BRACELET ON WRIST.
    2.57

    19.
    CU DIAMOND CLIP IN HAIR.
    3.00

    20.
    SCU NANCY ON LEFT IN "BENEDICTE" RED SHEATH DRESS WITH WHITE MINK JACKET, GOLD BUTTONS WORN WITH DIAMONDS, AND TURQUOISE NECKLACE. RIGHT MARGARET IN LONG EVENING DRESS "GABRIELE" WHITE DOTS, EMERALD AND DIAMOND NECKLACE.
    3.08

    21.
    CU NANCY'S FACE SHOWING JEWELS IN HAIR.
    3.11

    22.
    CU MARGARET'S DITTO.
    3.14

    23.
    SV PAIR SHOW
    3.19



    Initials JRG/V/AW/BB


    EDITORS: THIS IS THE FIRST IN OUR CURRENT SERIES OF EMBARGOED FASHION STORIES: NOTE EMBARGO TO 24TH FEBRUARY FOR AMERICA AND CANADA, AND TO 25TH ELSEWHERE.
    EDITORS: FOR DETAILS SEE ATTACHED COMMENTARY AND SHOTLIST.

    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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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