FRANCE: Hoyden on Olympus

King Edward VII would have relished Mae West. Last week the salons of Paris couturiers were heavy with a nostalgia Edwardian or earlier. Sumptuously they ushered in winter modes inspired by the fun which a few ultrasmart Parisiennes have lately had dressing up like the opulent hoyden Miss West created on the stage as Diamond Lil, recreated on the screen as Lady Lou in She Done Him Wrong (TIME, Feb. 6).

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