Modern Living: In the Eye of the Beholder

THE supreme test of a woman's bathing suit ought to occur in the eye of the male beholder. Seven experienced girl-watchers studied the new designs and rendered the following judgments—on the suits, not the models.

> "There sure are going to be some strange tans around this summer."

> "The Marquis de Sade would have liked the leather and chain-link suits. I suppose they come with matching accessories like whips and dog collars."

> "What possibly could be the point of the golden chain? That line is just not a natural line of force and makes no esthetic or sexual sense."...

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