• Short Summary

    THE NEWSPAPER OF THE WORLD HAVE ALREADY DOCUMENTED IN DEPTH THE 1968 FASHION EXPERIMENTS OF PARIS'S YVES SAINT-LAURENT, WHETHER CHASING HIS NODOMIC WAIST AND HEMLINES, OR IN WIDE-EYED UNCERTAINTY ABOUT HIS EXPERIMENTS IN NUDITY.

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    THE NEWSPAPER OF THE WORLD HAVE ALREADY DOCUMENTED IN DEPTH THE 1968 FASHION EXPERIMENTS OF PARIS'S YVES SAINT-LAURENT, WHETHER CHASING HIS NODOMIC WAIST AND HEMLINES, OR IN WIDE-EYED UNCERTAINTY ABOUT HIS EXPERIMENTS IN NUDITY. TODAY (24 FEBRUARY) SAINT-LAURENT ALLOWED FILM OF SOME OF HIS CREATIONS TO FILTER THROUGH TO THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PRESS.

    SEEN ON FILM ARE FIVE OUTFITS. THE FIRST, A DAY ENSEMBLE IN BLUE AND RED SCOTTISH PLAID, WORN WITH A SHORT COAT OF BLUE JERSEY. THE SECOND, AN EVENING DRESS IN WHITE ORGANDI. THE THIRD, A SHORT EVENING ENSEMBLE, LIBERALLY ENCRUSTED WITH MOTHER-OF-PEARL AND OYSTERSHELL SEQUINS. THE FOURTH, AN EMBROIDERED COCKTAIL DRESS IN LIVELY PINK. AND THE FIFTH, A LINEN TROUSER-SUIT (NOW RARE ON THE PARISIAN SCENE) IN BLACK, WHITE AND TOBACCO BROWN, WORN WITH A MEXICAN HAT.

    VEILED, HOWEVER, FROM THE PUBLIC GAZE ARE THE MORE EXOTIC DESIGNS -INCLUDING THE BRIDAL GOWN, SAID TO DEPICT EVE IN THE GARDEN OF EDEN, CONSISTING OF A SLIGHT SCATTERING OF WHITE ROSES AND A TRANSPARENT TULLE VEIL, DISPLAYING A NAKEDNESS INDICATIVE OF THE SHORTAGE OF WEDDING GUESTS IN THE AFOREMENTIONED GARDEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAXQ8V0847UR2AB80RX2DZNSR9
    Media URN:
    VLVAXQ8V0847UR2AB80RX2DZNSR9
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/02/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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