Femininity, weightlessness and the "flowing" look characterise the spring and summer collection just revealed in Paris by the House of Nine Ricci.
GV EXTERIOR Nina Ricci Fashion House and sign on building (2 shots)
CU INTERIOR Model displaying pantaloon suit of blue and white stripes with matching turban (2 shots)
SV Model wearing trench coat of shantung with matching hat and 30's skirt and blouse (2 shots)
SV Model wearing white suit, matching hat with red-white striped blouse, carnation (2 shots)
SV Model displaying a dinner dress in georgette in grew
CU PAN Embroidery on yoke
LV Model showing tiered skirt (2 shots)
SV Model wearing long red evening dress in georgette crepe
CU Model turns to show low back
SV Model showing pleats on skirt
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Background: Femininity, weightlessness and the "flowing" look characterise the spring and summer collection just revealed in Paris by the House of Nine Ricci. The new range echoes the general mood in Paris -- a conscious departure from the heavy, bulky over-dressed look of the last season.
Ricci has used feather-weight materials like fine cotton, georgette silk and various types of crepes. The slightly heavier materials include linen.
Day dresses are mostly suits with pen-slim skirts reminiscent of the 1930's. Ricci has added "men's ties" to her dresses to give them an added "chic" touch.
For that dash of romance, the dresses -- both day and evening -- are worn with a fresh carnation.
Ricci's evening dresses are from light materials, with full gathered skirts -- belted at the waist.