FASHION: From Natives to Natives

Manhattan's Carolyn Schnurer is a fashion designer who gets her best ideas abroad, but not from the salons of other designers. Every year she travels to such far-off places as Haiti. South Africa and Japan to see what native styles and costumes she can adapt for American natives, especially as sports clothes. In ten years of such globetrotting, Carolyn Schnurer has built a big reputation—and a $7,000,000 annual business.

Last week the latest catches of Fashion-Hunter Schnurer—the results of a three-week trip to Turkey last summer—went on sale in Manhattan and Los...

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