FASHION: Easter Parade

In solemn conclave at a cocktail party in Manhattan last week, eleven of the nation's top milliners met to announce their choices of the best-hatted women in the U.S. Each chose the one woman among his customers who "best qualifies as the perfect showcase for his hats." Under the terms of the contest, it was not surprising to find some familiar names among the winners. The top eleven and their milliners: Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower (Sally Victor), Mrs. Lauritz Melchior (John Frederics), Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney (Mr. John), Contralto Claramae Turner (Robert...

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