• Short Summary

    ANDRE COURREGES - THE CONTROVERSIAL PARISIAN COUTURIER - TODAY (FRIDAY) PRESENTED HIS 1970 COLLECTION WITHOUT FORSAKING THE GEOMETRIC DESIGNS WHICH HAVE BEEN CHARACTERISTIC OF HIS FASHIONS FOR SEVERAL YEARS.

  • Description


    CREPE DRESS WITH VINYL APPLIQUES AND KID FINISH; WOOL GABERDINE COAT WITH POCKETS, BUTTONS AND ARMBANDS IN KID COTTON JUMPSUIT WITH VINYL APPLIQUES; BLACK KID AND WHITE TOWELLING WITH ORANGE APPLIQUES BEACH OUTFIT OF JACKET, BIKINI AND BOOTS; TURQUOISE JUMPSUIT WITH VINYL APPLIQUES AND ARMBANDS; ALL WEAR HUGE GLASSES WITH FALSE EYELASHES.




    Initials LD/V/BOB/ES


    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE: THIS FILM IS EMBARGOED AND MAY NOT BE USED BEFORE FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 1970.

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    Background: ANDRE COURREGES - THE CONTROVERSIAL PARISIAN COUTURIER - TODAY (FRIDAY) PRESENTED HIS 1970 COLLECTION WITHOUT FORSAKING THE GEOMETRIC DESIGNS WHICH HAVE BEEN CHARACTERISTIC OF HIS FASHIONS FOR SEVERAL YEARS. WHAT IS NEW IS HIS EXTENSIVE USE OF COMBINATIONS OF KID, VINYL AND COTTON.

    A WHITE CREPE DRESS HAS KID HEM BOLERO JACKET -- VINYL APPLIQUES IN ORANGE AND BLACK STRESS COURREGES GEOMETRY.

    A WHITE AND PINK WOOL DRESS IS HIGHLIGHTED BY GREEN VINYL PATCH POCKETS, ARMLETS AND BUTTONS. BOTH MODELS WEAR KNEE-LENGTH SOCKS AND SPORTY SHOES, IN MATCHING COLOURS TO THEIR DRESSES.

    TYPICALLY COURREGES IS THE JUMPSUIT -- ONE EXAMPLE IS MADE OF WHITE COTTON WITH WAISTCOAT AND HUGE TROUSER CUFFS IN ORANGE COTTON, AGAIN ADORNED WITH THE VINYL APPLIQUES WHICH ARE REPEATED THROUGHOUT THE COLLECTION. ANOTHER EXAMPLE -- IN TURQUOISE -- HAS A GEOMETRIC -- CUT LOW BUSTLINE, AND VINYL FOR UPPER-ARM BANDS AND THE LARGE SPOTS IN RED, WHITE AND BLACK.

    FOR THE BEACH -- BLACK KID JACKET COTTON SPONGE RED AND WHITE REVERSE AND SLEEVES. UNDER IT, A MATCHING COTTON SPONGE WHITE AND RED BIKINI. THESE ARE WORN WITH COTTON-TOWELLING SCOTS WHICH REPEAT THE RED AND WHITE THEME.

    COURREGES HAS ALWAYS MAINTAINED THAT HE DESIGNS FOR THE WOMAN OF TODAY -- ALLOWING A MAXIMUM OF MOVEMENT AND SPEED AND COMFORT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEJMC7DSRQUW07VNSCLD3YXTPE
    Media URN:
    VLVAEJMC7DSRQUW07VNSCLD3YXTPE
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    21/02/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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