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Gail O’Neill, former fashion model and multimedia journalist, moderated a panel presented by Museum of Design Atlanta on the impact of the revolutionary Franco-American fashion show at the Chateau de Versailles (Palace of Versailles) that became the defining moment in the global acceptance of American fashion designers, which included designer Stephen Burrows. This monumental event…

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FGI-Atlanta collaborates with SCAD-Atlanta for a private viewing of Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution The Atlanta chapter of Fashion Group International collaborated with SCAD-Atlanta to present a private viewing of Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution on Sunday, March 3, 2013. Based on the epic battle between French haute couture designers and American ready-to-wear designers, the fashion…

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 Why mothers should take their daughters to see this movie.   It was a great thrill to watch Versailles ’73: American Runway Revolution, a documentary about the famed fashion show “The Battle of Versailles.” Director Deborah Riley Draper does a good job bringing details not previously documented, by using personal testimony, bringing to life the reality…

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Coffee Bluff Pictures held its screening for the much-anticipated independent film, Versailles ’73 at the Mandarin Oriental Atlanta. With many former African American models on hand for the screening, the evening was graced with the likes of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member and model Cynthia Bailey, who looked stunning, and shared stories with former…

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