CLOTHES: Home Styles

"Last week, for the first time in more than two decades, some 300 U. S. dress manufacturers, designers, buyers and fashion editors failed to spend early August in Paris, France. For the first time in over 20 years the cables were barren of news from world headquarters of the haute couture. For the first time since they began publication, Vogue and Harper's Bazaar sent to press their all-important autumn issues without a single last-minute Paris model to rave about. The U. S. dress business, whose 7,000 manufacturers and 250,000 workers turn out...

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