Item showing women how to recycle evening gowns into practical daytime dresses.
Part of issue HI-DE-HI.
Pathe Studios, London.
Various shots of young woman converting pre-war long evening dress into a more practical day dress. We see her cutting out patterns and stitching. M/S of woman modelling the recycled dress with a matching turban to serviceman husband.
Narrator points out clothes recycling is important part of war effort. The idea is from by Anne Edwards, fashion expert and editor of "Woman" magazine (she does not personally feature in this item).