People: May 5, 1967

Ever since the Paris house of Balmain made her wedding dress 17 years ago, Thailand's Queen Sirikit has been true to the designer in her fashion. The results have been dazzling for both. For six years, the Queen was listed among the world's ten best-dressed women. For his part, Balmain now picks up about $500,000 in annual business from Sirikit, a fact that rankles the house of Dior deeply. Last week, when Sirikit and King Bhumibol paid a state visit to the Shah of Iran and Empress Farah Diba, Dior dispatched six of its...

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