This is a collection of fashion related content from The British Pathe Film Archive. Fashion designers, haute couture shows, fashion industry footage and news reels. Vintage designs from Nina Ricci, Chanel, Yves Saint Laurent. Celebrity guests including Liz Taylor and The Queen. Innovative sunglasses, bikinis and dresses. Footage of the infamous Paco Rabanne metallic dresses. Mansion house fashion shows. Models dancing down the catwalk instead of walking, as well as theatrical performances. Synchronized fashion shows.
The program documents the designer early on in his career having launched several of his own collections and recently been appointed Chief Designer at Givenchy. The film also shows his relationship with Isabella Blow and behind the scenes footage during his 'It's A Jungle Out There' Fall/Winter 1997 Collection.
FashionTV tells the story of Versace. From the runway to backstage, meet the designers and watch the shows. Discover the industry's most glamorous fashion empire; starting in 1993 when Gianni head the Italian fashion house to exclusive interviews with muse and mastermind Donatella.
Sass Brown, professor the Fashion Institute of Technology New York and a fashion activist, author of the book "Eco Fashion", is interested in championing those who have adapted existing commercial models to a more sustainable model. Brown championed a range of companies that she felt were exploding the myth that sustainable design is bad design, or just basic design. Through highlighting the range of companies producing desirable and well-designed apparel, she felt that she was part of a general shift in the ethical outlook of consumer culture. 2012