People: People, Mar. 22, 1948

General Dwight Eisenhower, after only 2½ weeks in civvies, made the Custom. Tailors Guild's annual list of the Ten Best-Dressed Men. What got him the votes: his "erect bearing and easy stance" combined with his "discriminating sense of color and style."

The "best head-geared men in the U.S.," declared the International Artists Committee (illustrators, artists and photographers), include Harry S. Truman ("The Front Brim Turned Up type"), Lucius Beebe ("Most Inappropriate Wearer of the Silk Top Hat type"), and Henry A. Wallace ("The Turban type").

Lord Inverchapel, retiring Ambassador to the U.S., got a...

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