DECEMBER 1983



Monolo


Black silk paper taffeta dress with shocking pink bows by Tomasz Starzewski.







Tom Starzewski


Tom Starzewski scarlet ruched satin dress with huge bow above knee worn with red satin court shoes from Maud Frizon. Right: Identical dress in white satin. In the middle, Tom Starzewski wears a suit from Harvey Nichols.






Jacques Azagury


Black and white silk satin leopard-print dress with beaded cuffs. Jacques Azagury is wearing a jacket, shirt and belt from Browns.






Kenzo


Pink silk shirt with pleated collar trimmed with red worn with a black wool jacket and three quarter length trousers. Cornelia James red satin gloves.







Bruce Oldfield


White silk crepe dress with plunge V-back, silver crystal beads and batwing sleeves worn with gold lame Maud Frizon court shoes. Right: Copper lame dress with huge cowl at the back. Oldfield is wearing  a Cerruti dinner-jacket and shirt from Turnbull and Asser.







Benny Ong


Ivory silk-satin sleeveless dress, with crossover back. Cornelia James lomg white gloves. Benny Ong dancing in a suit of his own design.




Kenzo

Black floral kimono top and trousers worn with Mary Quant tights and black patent pumps with black pom poms by Cassadei. Black wool cloak by Giorgio Armani.






Kenzo


Red wool floral kimono over a cream wool floral skirt with a blue floral scarf at the head tucked under a black trilby. Red leather gloves with fur trim. All by Kenzo.






Hachi


White silk organza with beaded and sequinned peplum bodice, pleated and fastened with a large rose. Right: White confetti-woven silk organza dress, with huge cape puffed sleeves over silk satin tapered dress. Hachi's suit and tie, Tommy Nutter.






Laura Biagiotti

Red silk tafftta dress. Red leather gloves with silver studs by Alaia. Diamante necklace from a selection at Butler and Wilson. Asprey earrings.






Yves Saint Laurent


Black velvet quilted jacket with gold frogging over black velvet bloomers. Gold turban - all by Yves Saint Laurent.




Top Floor Gallery
Amber


Mid-nineteenth century Chinese Mandarin's kimono, Top FLoor Gallery.
Red Silk robe, Chinese Emperor Style, hand embroidered with dragons chasing flaming pearls symbolising beauty and wisdom. Amber. Black velvet trousers by Miss O from Harrods.


Harper's Bazaar and Queen
December 1983
Photography: 
Alberto Dell'Orto
Pamela Hanson


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