Fashion: More's the Pitti

If Paris designers never look back, it may be because they have a feeling something is gaining on them. If something is, it is probably Italian designers, every one of whom is aware that he can make up some yardage only by being even a little more daring than the French.

Suspenders, No Straps. Thus it was naturally Italy's Emilio Pucci, lightweight sportswear champion of the world, who predicted that it would not be long before bikini wearers, dissatisfied with halfway measures and interrupted suntans, would drop their modest pretensions along with...

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