The Press: Comrades, Let's Be Fashionable

Russia's women still found the shops bare, but they could dream. Last week the first issue of Soviet Woman, a kind of proletarian Vogue, went to 20,000 subscribers who paid ten rubles ($2) a copy. It featured a picture spread of evening dresses, furs, fancy shoes, sport clothes. Dress directions were printed in large type, so that the ladies would be able to make their own.

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