Letters: Nov. 28, 1927

"Progress"

Sirs:

I read your new Fashion Department with, I will confess a critical but, I am sure, unmercenary eye. I wish now to express my approval qualified by one or two suggestions. In the first place, I am afraid that you do not always seize upon the most significant developments. But this defect will probably be corrected as you acquire familiarity with your subject. Then I have a more important suggestion: why do you not call your department PROGRESS, rather than FASHION? The latter is an unpleasant word carrying a hint of inconsequence, whim,...

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