GREECE: The King's Wife

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"Be like every American girl—be simple," urged Paris Dressmaker Jean Desses last summer, when his favorite customer announced that she was planning a trip to the U.S. and needed some new things to wear. The Queen of Greece, the pert, petite lady to whom he spoke, seized on the good advice. She had only one royal admonition to offer. "I have a tiny waist,"* she said, "and I want to show it."

Thus agreed in principle, Dressmaker Desses and his customer, Frederika, Queen of the Hellenes, got together last week in Paris...

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