• Short Summary

    FINLAND TOOK THE FIRST PRIZE--A GOLD MEDAL AND GBP500 STERLING--IN THE "EUROFASHION 68" INTERNATIONAL FASHION CONTEST IN OXFORD TONIGHT (THURSDAY).

  • Description

    FINLAND TOOK THE FIRST PRIZE--A GOLD MEDAL AND GBP500 STERLING--IN THE "EUROFASHION 68" INTERNATIONAL FASHION CONTEST IN OXFORD TONIGHT (THURSDAY). SECOND OF 12 COMPETITORS WAS IRELAND, AND THIRD FRANCE.

    FINNISH DESIGNER KARI LEPISTO SWEPT THE BOARD WITH HIS COSTUMES IN ALL THREE CATEGORIES, DAYWEAR, BEACH WEAR, AND EVENING WEAR -- MODELLED BY MAI-BRITT SEITAVA.

    IRISH DESIGNER GLYNIS MILLER WON THE SILVER MEDAL AND GBP200 STERLING, WHILE MICHELLE CALLOC'H OF FRANCE TOO GBP100 STERLING WITH THE BRONZE.

    OTHER COUNTRIES COMPETING, IN FINAL ORDER, WERE: BRITAIN, DENMARK, ITALY AND WEST GERMANY, NORWAY, SWEDEN AND HOLLAND, YUGOSLAVIA, GREECE.

    THE GLITTERING CONTEST, HELD IN THE OXFORD UNIVERSITY UNION HALL, WAS ORGANISED BY THE SUNDAY TIMES NEWSPAPER TO FIND EUROPE'S BEST YOUNG DESIGNERS. ELIMINATION CONTESTS WERE HELD BY MAGAZINES IN EACH COUNTRY AND THE WORK OF THE FINALISTS TONIGHT WENT BEFORE A PANEL OF JUDGES REPRESENTING EACH COUNTRY.

    THE PRIZES WERE PRESENTED BY THE OXFORD UNION'S FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT, GERALDINE JONES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADQ27L2LOQQ156RVKET1WA6JUL
    Media URN:
    VLVADQ27L2LOQQ156RVKET1WA6JUL
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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