FRANCE: Citroen Sits

Smart, blase Deauville was almost surprised, last week, when dapper M. Andre Gustave Citroen, famed "Henry Ford of France," sat as judge upon a male fashion parade and upon a bevy of diving Adonises.

Sponsored by exotic novelist M. Maurice de Waleffe were cool culottes de juillet (Breeches of July) much resembling the "shorts" already worn by smart U. S. males—as nether underwear. With the culottes is worn a waspish waisted jacket. Formal evening attire of quite similar cut was presented at Deauville in sheer green or violet silk, topped with a silk hat of matching hue, and completed by...

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