Modern Living: The New New Look

Not since 1789 had the word revolution been bandied about so freely in Paris as it was last week. Storming the barricades of conventional fashion was Designer Yves Saint Laurent, 40, whose latest haute couture collection could alter the way women will dress in the next decade. The 800 or so journalists, store buyers and private clients invited to the lavish showing were awestruck. Some were even reduced to tears as Saint Laurent's models glided along the runway, demonstrating what many predicted would be the New New Look: narrow waist, calf-length bouffant skirt...

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