Foreign News: The International Model

With the winter fashion showings only a week away, Parisian newsmen should have their eyes on hemlines, but their attention was drawn instead to the girls inside the dresses. "Too many foreigners!" cried Lucy ("Lucky") Janichevski, 33, who despite her Polish name is native French and has been Paris' top mannequin for a long time. The late Christian Dior once described her as "couture become theater—from a dress she can make, at her pleasure, a comedy or a drama." Now Lucky was on the warpath. "If a model has a foreign accent, she gets paid more," Lucky charged. "These young girls...

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