Fashion: Potent Force

No fashion writer is more alert or more knowledgeable than the New York Herald Tribune's petite, saucy Eugenia Sheppard. Herself a taste setter by virtue of that which she chooses to ignore, Fashion Editor Sheppard delights in telling her readers as much about the people who wear good clothes as about those who design them. Last week she told of her attempts to scout out the details of the wardrobe that Jacqueline Kennedy had assembled for her trip to Asia.

"The day," she wrote, "started out black with the bald announcement that Mrs. Kennedy's trip was 'purely political' and that...

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