What We Wore | A history of fashion from 1720 to 1982
Document Type | Magazine
21 September 1967
Hints, tips and an outline of the delights to come in the forthcoming series, which will feature specially commissioned designs, 'how to' guides, on-screen advice and style gems from some of London's most prestigious couturiers.
Image and article courtesy of Victor Reinganum/'Radio Times' Magazine'
Read part two of the supplement.
The couturiers who featured throughout the series 'Clothes That Count' were all members of the Incorporated Society of London Fashion Designers, a body set up in 1942 to promote British fashion abroad and to position London as a leading international centre of the industry. It was backed by the government, who were keen to increase exports in order to raise much-needed foreign revenue in the financially straitened times immediately after the Second World War.
The BBC's first ever series in colour explores the history of fashion.
Irrational clothes - a look at why we wear things we can't function in.
How fashion dictates body shape and facial decoration.
From christenings to funerals - how clothes signify important occasions.
Everyday wear from the last 200 years.
'The purpose of most fashion is to be ostentatiously non-functional.'
Keep up to the minute by making this attractive and versatile dress.
Suits for women of all shapes, sizes and postcodes.
Solve your outer-wear problems with a fashionable and functional coat.
Look smart and stylish with this trendy suit.
Making fashionable garments at a fraction of the retail cost.
In fashion 'all designers should be obsolete'.
How to make your own Caroline Charles outfit.
The Queen Mother sends her appreciation of 'Men, Women and Clothes'.
The BBC's report into what audiences thought about the first episode of 'Men, Women and Clothes'
The first of a two-part, graphics-laden supplement to accompany the series 'Clothes That Count'.
The second of a two-part, graphics-laden supplement to accompany the series 'Clothes That Count'.
Viewing figures for the programme and responses from members of the public.
Suggestions for ways of extending the popularity of the television series on knitting.
A no-holds-barred rejection of suggested ideas for books to accompany the TV series.
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