Models wearing Scottish fashions of roof garden of Derry and Toms department store.
Title reads: "Fashions on the roof".
Derry and Toms Department Store, London.
Angle shot: looking up at the roof of Derry and Toms. G/V part of the roof garden. Panning shot ducks swimming by. G/V group of models with fashion designer Norman Hartnell standing on a terrace. C/U Norman Hartnell, Patricia Laffan and Robb the artist. C/U model wearing dress and jacket in green boucle wool by Deauville, modelling the creation by the wishing well. G/V male and female models walking towards. C/U man helping lady off with her coat revealing the two-piece suit.
G/V Hugh Fraser walking towards to meet group of models. C/U financier Hugh Fraser with the models. C/U model walking over bridge wearing white pure silk satin ball gown with embroidered Scottish roses in golden crystals by Norman Hartnell. C/U embroidered Scottish roses. Panning shot model wearing ball gown with MacBeth tartan. G/V two models meeting on the bridge. C/U model on the left wearing a 7/8 coat by Rodex, model on the right wearing heavy Scottish tweed coat. L/S two models on the bridge.
Note: department store later became Biba emporium.
Note: press release from Scottish Industries Exhibition.