Invisible Tailor

A customer who ordered a tailor-made suit from Manhattan's Richard Bennett Associates, Inc. this week got a surprise. He picked out his material and style in the usual way, but the clerk took no measurements. Instead, he led the customer into a room full of mirrors, had him stand near the center. There was a bright flash and his picture was taken. Then a harness of tape measures was draped about his chest and another picture taken. Said the clerk: "That's all. We'll mail you your suit in about a month." There was...

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