Army & Navy - Fashion Notes

U.S. Navy officers afloat, in faded, sweat-stained khaki, will goggle at a picture published last week of a brother officer in Russia.

Looking like Al Jolson Digged out to understudy Alfred Lunt in The Guardsman, Commander John S. Young, onetime NBC commentator and later assistant naval attache at Moscow, modeled the regulation dress for officers assigned to the Soviet Union. To the Navy bridge coat has been added a collar of caracul. The headpiece, also of caracul, is patterned after the Cossack's.

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