Miscellany: Jun. 28, 1926

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Fashions

In the first years after the war, at Covent Garden, London, a pair of "plus-fours" was seen. Following this outrage the tuxedo, dinner garment of touts dining in company and gentlemen dining alone, appeared frequently in the boxes, where none without full evening dress dared enter in the days when good King Edward reigned. Last week the management of Covent Garden made evening dress once more obligatory.

Charles Dickens tells how the ladies of his time put in their albums the nail parings of royalty. Flaxen hair, if long and on the skull,...

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