Modern Living: The Feather Merchants

In the first week of Paris showings of fall clothes, things were so dull that buyers and critics began to get that feeling that afflicts spectators at some theaters-in-the-round—they found themselves oppressively aware of staring past the actors into a bank of other spectators, all staring back. This reciprocal glare produced nothing worth looking at until Carroll Baker came to town.

Dernier Cri. Hollywood's hardest-working sex symbol showed up at Lanvin's salon, plopped herself down next to Nicole Alphand, wife of the French ambassador to Washington, and dazzled photographers, if not the fashion...

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