Fashion: Anyone She Wants to Be

Assuming that the purpose of fashion is to allow women to express their individual personalities, the U.S. -designed collections of fall and winter clothes, shown in Manhattan last week, are just about the best ever. Never before has the American woman been presented with quite so much imagination and diversity. So wide is her range of choice that she can be practically anything or anyone she wants to be.

For weekends in the country, Donald Brooks will turn her into a swaggering Robin Hood with leather leggings and jaunty plumed hats by Milliner...

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