Fashions: Baby's Clothes

The Idea: Pink for a boy.

The Motive: To distinguish him from a girl.

The Story: In Belgium, Princess Astrid, consort of the Crown Prince, gave birth a fortnight ago to a 7-lb. daughter. Said despatches: "The cradle . . . had been optimistically oufitted in pink, the color for boys, that for a girl being blue."* Said many U. S. newspaper readers: "What! Pink for a BOY? Why, in our family, we have been using pink for GIRLS, blue for boys." A check of U. S. authorities (i. e., leading stores that sell...

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