Living: Designers Get Down to Work

Spiffy uniforms liven up the office, the factory and the beat

Thank God that's over. Not pollution, not the decay of ancient monuments.

But the city of Rome has solved at least one of its urgent problems: the Women's Police Corps, just ten years old, some 600 strong. What were these women going to wear?

Granted, at the beginning everything seemed so simple. Together, Rome's councilman for the city police, Mario De Bartolo, and Policewoman Enrica Pirri, who had abandoned a job at a fashion house to do public relations for the Corps, developed the...

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