People: People, Dec. 7, 1942

Must Dress

Diligently elegant Columnist Lucius Beebe and his swirly cape stayed away, 70-year-old Lady Decies turned up without her tiara. Sartorially the opening of the Metropolitan Opera season last week was pretty much of a bust (see p. 74); but generally the bluebloods had done what they could in the face of war—like fiction's Englishmen dressing for dinner in the jungle. Among the attendant owners of rare baubles, rare pelts, rare beauty or simply rare old blood (see cuts): Mrs. Byron Foy (sapphires and diamonds); Mrs. Walter Moving (ermine); Emily Roosevelt (fifth cousin of the President) ; Mrs. John Jacob Astor...

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