• Short Summary

    THE FRENCH DESIGNER PIERRE CARDIN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) OPENED HIS OWN BOUTIQUE IN A STORE IN LONDON'S FAMOUS CENTRAL STREET, THE STRAND.

  • Description


    CARDIN OPENING THE BOUTIQUE; STYLES MODELLED.




    Initials PBS/V/MGT/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: THE FRENCH DESIGNER PIERRE CARDIN TODAY (WEDNESDAY) OPENED HIS OWN BOUTIQUE IN A STORE IN LONDON'S FAMOUS CENTRAL STREET, THE STRAND.

    THE BOUTIQUE, FOR MEN, OCCUPIES TWO STOREY OF A LARGE MENSWEAR STORE.

    SOME OF THE CARDIN STYLE ARE IMPORTED FROM FRANCE. BUT MOST ARE MANUFACTURED IN BRITAIN.

    THE CARDIN DESIGNS FEATURED AT THE BOUTIQUE GENERALLY SUIT THE MORE CONSERVATIVE TASTES OF BRITISH MEN. HE HAS NOT ATTEMPTED TO INTRODUCE THE 'SPACE SUIT' STYLE SHOWN AT A PREVIEW IN PARIS SEVERAL WEEKS AGO.

    MOST OF THE DESIGNS IN BRITAIN ARE 'EDWARDIAN', WITH LONG JACKET PULLED IN AT THE WAIST, SLIM CUT FLARED TROUSERS AND LONG OVERCOATS OF WHAT'S BEEN DESCRIBED AS 'HIGHWAYMAN' LENGTH.

    THE STYLE RANGE IN PRICE FROM GBP32 STERLING.

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    Film ID:
    VLVADW8QEJIU9Q76OHIRLT2KPVWU6
    Media URN:
    VLVADW8QEJIU9Q76OHIRLT2KPVWU6
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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