People: People, Oct. 7, 1946

Style & Beauty

Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney turned up at a chichi-choked benefit in Manhattan's Plaza Hotel wearing a ready-to-wear number, and copped first prize (a bottle of champagne) as the best-dressed woman of the evening. "Shall I take it off?" cried Mrs. Whitney—and did. But what came off was just an outer skirt. It turned out that you could also wear it as a hood or a cape. Financier Whitney said he was proud of her.

Mayor James Michael Curley of Boston created a little stir of his own in the world of...

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