FRANCE: Empress Eugenie Again

Empress Eugénie Again

Paris last week talked of Empress Eugénie and of ostriches in the same breath. Historians and ornithologists had nothing to do with the case. Couturiers and stylists were pronouncing la mode for autumn and early winter. It was the official Fall Opening.

When the Empress Eugénie hat reappeared cautiously last spring the style world took a guess. It was a saucy fillip to be followed by surprises. U. S. department store buyers, fashion reporters, newsgatherers, sweltering in a Paris hot spell, dodged traffic last week from the Place Vendôme to...

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