Letters: Sep. 28, 1970

Who's Laughing Now

Sir: As a subscriber to Women's Wear Daily I have been amused by the persistence of Mr. Fairchild to push the midi onto the American women [Sept. 14]. All year WWD has sung the praises of the Longuette and branded Xs over the knees of women, like Jackie O, who have been "caught short" in minis. Now WWD has the chutzpah to call their midi-clad favorites "fashion victims" because they "allow fashion to wear them rather than wearing the fashion that suits them." Is Women's Wear Daily laughing at its ability to turn women into trend-following sheep? You bet...

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