FRANCE: Hatless Heroism

A perfect mannequin's figure, the face of a pleasant elf, meticulousness, good taste, brains, and that French sauce of spirit that explains why Paris can remain, even in wartime, the world's style centre —these qualities combine to make Eve Curie, the 35-year-old daughter and biographer of Madame Marie Sklodovska Curie, a woman whose changes of dress or hairdo sometimes swing whole fashions. Last week Eve Curie wrote in Vogue about what happens to fashions in the face of tragedy:

"The first day of the war, the women in Paris, by a spontaneous and...

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