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'Versailles '73: American Runway Revolution' (Historical Fashion Showdown) Now On DVD/VOD

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by Tambay A. Obenson
April 18, 2013 5:08 PM
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Coffee Bluff Pictures' Versailles ‘73: American Runway Revolution, about the legendary 1973 fashion showdown between the French and Americans, fittingly nicknamed the “Battle of Versailles," is now available on almost all home video platforms (iTunes, Amazon, YouTube, VOD and DVD) as the image says above.

We first discovered it at the Run & Shoot Filmworks Martha's Vineyard African-American Film Festival last summer, and have been following since, through its limited theatrical in the fall. 

Directed by Deborah Riley Draper, the feature documentary follows the events leading up to the iconic fashion effrontery at the Chateau de Versailles on November 28, 1973, between American and French designers.

The film recounts the event’s beginnings as a fundraiser to restore the Palace of Versailles, to the competition that emerged between the lions of haute couture, to the ultimate upset when American designs outshined the French and forever changed the course of fashion history with great clothes and, what was considered the tour de force of the event, the black models who sashayed down the runway.

A slice of history worth revisiting - especially if you're in the dark (no pun intended).

Natasha saw and reviewed the film for S&A; in short, she loved it. Check out her review HERE.

And if you're interested in seeing it, look for it on home video platforms right now, and check it out.

Watch the trailer below for a glimpse at what to expect:

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