Joseph Stalin's new marshal's uniform was the sartorial sensation of last year's Teheran conference. At Yalta it was Winston Churchill's black fur hat latest in a line of notable headgear. Pictures of the Prime Minister's peculiar toppiece put London in a dither. Where had he got it? Certainly not from Bond Street.
Said the Daily Mail: a "cossack" creation.
Said Reuters: a Canadian creation that excited "great interest among the Russians."
Said the Canadian press: a caracul shapka of the style worn by Muscovite storekeepers.
Said a Daily Mail cartoonist, picturing two Britons...