Dayle Haddon

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Dayle Haddon - I' ' - Most ; women 1 think that models can...
I' ' - Most ; women 1 think that models can wear any kind of style and look great. Fre-q Fre-q Fre-q u e n 1 1 y they'll comment about a fashion, "Only a model could wear that." Not so, according to Dayle Haddon, whose international modeling life has led to a lead role in the new Walt Disney Disney film, "The World's Greatest Greatest Athlete." ; "I've worn the clothes of many designers for photographing," photographing," said Dayle, "and for some reason lost in the mysteries of photography, I looked great in some that I can't wear at all in my own life. . , .,: .:' "Norell is one of them. ' No matter how marvelous they were and how striking the , photos, Norell's clothes are much too sophisticated for me." , .. : Dayle is 5 foot 6 and very slender. She calls it "a very small frame." In "The World's Greatest Athlete," a comedy which spoofs the Tarzan bit and college college athletics all at the same time, she plays a college student, student, The casual clothes she likes best were used as part of her film wardrobe. College-Type College-Type College-Type Look "Separates do very well for me. The Disney people also right out of the stores, and the studio seamstress refitted them on me. We wanted a look, and one that wouldn't look expensive." In her early 20's, Dayle Haddon has led what many girls would regard as an enviable enviable life. Born in Montreal, Canada, she was started on ballet as a child for physical energy, became good enough to be a member of Les Grandes Ballets Canadiennes. 'After . about five years of dancing, I got restless," Dayle said. "For me, ballet was a restrictive life. I was voted Miss Montreal when I was 18 and Eileen Ford, the New York model agency, offered offered me the chance to model. I made the decision to go to New York." . So at 18, Dayle Haddon entered entered on a second career. It soon took her to Europe, where she adorned French and German fashion magazines. magazines. ' "I modeled so many designers designers things, it's hard to, remember, remember, now St. Laurent, Nina Ricci, Tiziani, Dorothea Bis," she said., "I learned what fashion was all about. Clothes really are more beautiful in Europe. They often fit me better.

Clipped from Courier-Post25 Jan 1973, ThuPage 41

Courier-Post (Camden, New Jersey)25 Jan 1973, ThuPage 41
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