Fashion: The Season of Sparkle Plenty

With a nod toward Capitol Hill, where Montana's Mike Mansfield and other Senators have recently been debating the nation's dwindling silver resources, Washington Star Fashion Editor Eleni last week observed, "They keep wondering what's happened to the silver supply. Well, I could tell them. It's all on women's backs."

And on their feet, hands, necks, heads, legs and ears, she might have added, combined with anything and everything else that glitters, including gold, sequins, paillettes, mirrors, foil, beads and crystal. From one end of the nation to the other, the bestselling look in...

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