Fashion: The First Leaf

Everyone knows about Adam and Eve. Poets have told the story in rhyme, sculptors in stone. It has been dramatized, analyzed, synthesized and choreographed. But Genesis is hardly chic, and the fashion industry found Women's Wear Daily a more inspiring Bible. Until this month anyway, when Harper's Bazaar had its newest contributing editor take a look at the book. Gloria Guinness is the wife of a British banking tycoon, No. 2 on the Best-Dressed List, and has the sort of detachment that comes from being a woman who does not care what it costs and would sacrifice millions for...

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