Modern Living: Odds & Trends

Hartmania. The name of the mane is the Gretta Wig, but it makes the wearer look like Mary Hartman. Just now arriving in department stores, the Louise Lasser look-alike locks come from Alvah Hair Creations in 20 shades (no grays) and are made of Elura, a modacrylic fiber that can be shampooed or cream-rinsed. Price: around $55.

S.O.Seattle. Unlike other cities that promote ad campaigns to lure tourists, Seattle is waging a battle to persuade people who live in the city to stay in the city. Six 30-sec. commercial spots, being aired free of...

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