International Wool Secretariat Fashion Festival (1955)

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    London. M/S four models walk across zebra crossing. Low angle shot Sphinx with four models. C/U French model Hilde Moray wears dark blue wool afternoon dress with hood and mink round her shoulders. Dutch model Mari-Ann Hertz wears single breasted tailored suit in cream and trimmed with beaver lamb. Two other models, one British, Helen Connor wears dress called "swoop line" and the other, an Italian model, Guiliana Cova wearing greeny-yellow dress which reveals V neck back. They are standing near Shell Mex building. M/S Model Inger Printz on embankment with Waterloo Bridge in background wears a lose fitting top coat in red with matching hat. Two more models stand by Sphinx. Maureen Trendell wearing "a gay stained glass tweed topcoat" and the other Pony Siebenhaar wears a very full loose-fitting coat falling from a large collar. C/U model Maureen Trendell wears simple red jersey dress with draped neck and hip lines. French model in Christian Dior's latest - an afternoon dress in black facecloth, wide at the shoulder with high side splits over a narrow sheath. Also known as the Y line. Three more models - the German Monika Roether wears a tartan-lined sports outfit. The Spanish model Felichin Santamaria wears a circular evening cape and the Swede Irja Nilsson a tweed jacket and dress with an "egg-line" skirt. The jacket has fur trim and she's wearing a fur hat. C/U dolphin fish on embankment and Berit Breilid, a Norwegian, wearing a tweed dress with an embroidered stole. 90,000 historic films, all SEARCHABLE on YouTube at: Join us on Facebook at: Tweet us @britishpathe FILM ID:35.13
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