Modern Living: Falls for Fall

"It's the finest investment in the world," says Washington Society Matron Margot Hahn. "You can't do anything in Washington without one—it's my dearest possession."

What she possesses is a fall, a gorgeous mane of human hair that pins to the top of the head to produce an extravagant but natural-looking cascade of tresses. From the Potomac to the Pacific, the fall is the runaway hair fashion of the season.

Neither as hot nor as heavy as a wig, which covers the entire head like a bathing cap, the fall has one great virtue: versatility. It can be worn long and straight, it can...

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