• Short Summary

    A FIFTH OF THE WORLD WAS REPRESENTED IN A DAZZLING LONDON FASHION SHOW THIS WEEK...?

  • Description

    A FIFTH OF THE WORLD WAS REPRESENTED IN A DAZZLING LONDON FASHION SHOW THIS WEEK... IT HAD AS ITS THEME THE CLOTHING WORN IN EVERY CORNER OF THE COMMONWEALTH.

    THE COMMONWEALTH FASHION PAGEANT WAS STAGED TO RAISE MONEY FOR RESEARCH INTO CRIPPLING DISEASES. PRINCESS MARGARET WAS AT MARLBOROUGH HOUSE TO SEE GIRLS SHOWING THE BEST FROM THEIR COUNTRIES.

    FROM THE SUNSHINE OF JAMAICA, THERE WERE SHORTS, SHIRTS AND BIKINIS. STILL IN THE CARIBBEAN, A BEAUTY FROM BARBADOS SHOWED WHAT A MINI-DRESS LOOKS LIKE ON A TROPICAL ISLE. WEST AFRICANS DON'T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT WINTRY WEATHER EITHER, AND SIERRA LEONE WAS REPRESENTED BY MORE SHORT DRESSES.

    ELEGANCE FROM NIGERIA... A WOVEN SILK TROUSER SUIT, AND FROM UGANDA, PRINCESS ELIZABETH OF TORO MODELLED A SUIT IN CHEETAH FUR AND BLACK LEATHER.

    ONE OF THE MORE SPLENDID OUTFITS CAME FROM CEYLON... A CENTURY-OLD WEDDING DRESS MADE OF SOLID GOLD WORTH THOUSANDS OF POUNDS.

    MALAYSIA SENT A BLUE TROUSER SUIT, AND THERE WERE MORE SAR?S FROM INDIA AND PAKISTAN. AND A SCARLET EVENING DRESS FOR A NIGHT ON THE TOWN IN SINGAPORE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADPYGEZF764JF6V4MX6TSU0DPJ
    Media URN:
    VLVADPYGEZF764JF6V4MX6TSU0DPJ
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    07/12/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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