People: The British Look

In Newcastle, to dedicate a new engineering section at Kings College, the Duke of Edinburgh unfurled for the first time his own personal standard, recently approved by his father-in-law. Three feet long and two feet wide (impaled with his own arms and those of Elizabeth), the pennant includes a total of ten lions: six English, three Danish and one Scottish.

In Manhattan for a short visit, Norman Hartnell, dress designer for the royal family, answered some fashion queries. British women, he said, looked their best in "classic" tweeds; French women "in little black cocktail frocks"; and American women "looked good in anything."...

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