Foreign News: Buying Binge

Wedgies will be widely worn in London this season (there is a two-inch limit on high heels). But there are plenty of reptile skins and blue kids, which are scarce in the U.S. Quality is pretty well up to previous footwear, but styles are unstimulating.

This was important news to London women who, heedless of the warning that they must make their present ration coupons last until September, were wearing out shoes faster than ever last week in their biggest shopping spree since 1942. Stores were jammed all day, although most articles were in...

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