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Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution
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Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution
The Most Notorious Fashion Show Battle in History

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lula

there is no footage of the actual fashion show but former models and photographers recollecting american fashion designers proving there place in fashion . wanted to see the actual show :(

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Cory

(At 52:58) The narrator says Halston models posed to music from The Damned, but that band wasn't formed until three years later. Am I missing something?

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t

Yeah Cory....they are referencing the movie by Viscounti....Robert is right.

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Robert

Just a thought - I've got Versailles 73 on my watchlist - but am thinking perhaps it's a reference to the soundtrack of Visonti's film "The Damned" which was released in 1969/70.

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Robert

Just watched it. Great fun! Great watching all of these beautiful black women show everyone how it's done...without batting an eye or losing a lash. The word "fierce" in describing them has never been so aptly employed before: it is the fierceness of integrity. (Btw Cory, I am pretty sure I'm ...Read more

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Cory

Thank you for clarifying that bit about The Damned. I was perplexed. And now I'll definitely look for that film with Charlotte Rampling, as well as watch The Night Porter again, now that I might be old enough to fully appreciate it.

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Danielle

Fun recollection of a ground-breaking event!
For fashion lovers and their friends.