Fashion: Out of the Bedroom

Now that the holiday season is upon the land and men and women gird and girdle themselves for the festive round, more often than not. and more often than ever before, they are finding themselves welcomed by hostesses wearing what seem to be bathrobes. Once they might have backed away in confusion, certain they had arrived too early or too late. But the hour is right, and so, they have learned, is the hostess' dress.

There were always a few hostess gowns around, worn by the outré set, but in recent months, the revolution in chez nous apparel has spread...

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