In the time it takes to adjust a girdle, the nation's advertising writers last week joined the fashion revolution begun by couturiers and fashion magazines (TIME, Aug. 18). A year ago Manhattan's Lord & Taylor had lyrically praised suits with "new bulky tops" and short-skirted hip-hugging dresses that had matured into "a faultless anatomy of design." Last week L. & T.'s ads cried: "Remember those shoulders out to—here, those hazardous days of the short tight skirts?"


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