Fashion: Truly Completely Marvelous

While her dachshund sank his painted scarlet toenails into the damask couch, the elegant woman known simply as Countess crossed her legs and yawned. A journalist stood for an instant's breath of air, sat back down on two lady buyers who were clawing for her chair. Actress Jeanne Moreau blinked drowsy eyes and flicked waves of ashes to the rug. Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribes swung black-mesh-stockinged legs, started a fad, and smiled her best-dressed approval. Outside, snow fell softly on the streets of Paris, and there were some who talked of De...

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