I was just flicking through tonight's TV listings when I spotted some vintage fashion shows tonight on Sky Arts 1. One is the 1970 film by the Centre of Information called The Pacemakers: Biba, the synopsis is as follows "The Central Office of Information goes behind the scenes with Biba founders Barbara Hulanicki and Stephen Fitz-Simon at their legendary superstore on Kensington High Street in 1970."
The airing times are:
Wednesday 11/8/10 at 22.40
Thursday 12/8/10 at 10.40
On further inspection of their website it seems that this Friday night (13/8) they are showing Beyond Biba, the recent film made about Barbara Hulanicki. Biba is my all time favourite label, I'm rather excited to see these shows. You gotta love Sky Arts they really do show some interesting and varied programmes, just the other night they played a Small Faces film, and quite often repeat the awesome 30th Century Man (about Scott Walker) and a rather good documentary called A Technicolour Dream about the legendary 14hr Technicolour Dream happening in 1967 at Ally Pally.
Anyhoo here's is the links to the Biba programme & film, oh yes and some obligatory Biba loveliness!
All pics are scanned from the fabulous "Fashion in the 60s" by Barbara Bernard.