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Fashion: Up, Up & Away

"Those show-offs who wear dresses up to their bottoms know nothing about fashion," fumes Jo Hughes, the super-saleslady at Manhattan's Bergdorf Goodman who...

Modern Living: Up in Arms

RUDI GERNREICH is one of the few designers to see the funny side of fashion. The topless bathing suit was a typical Gernreichian prank — and it drew plenty of...

Letters: Dec. 8, 1967

The Emperor's New Clothes Sir: Fashion Designer Rudi Gernreich seems to have a bag of answers [Dec. 1]. What's his prescription for those of us who want to...

The Nation: Young Immigrants

Henry Kissinger's nomination as Secretary of State serves as a reminder that, after the Albert Einsteins and the Arturo Toscaninis, already-distinguished...

Modern Living: Finale for Fashion?

Fashion Designer Rudi Gernreich, 47, is best known for designing almost nothing at all: the topless bathing suit. Although he sold 3,000 copies at $25 apiece, he...

Modern Living: Fashion: The Way of All Flesh

NOT so long ago, the woman with nothing to wear had a problem. Today, nothing is practically all she needs. With the new nude look in fashions, the flimsiest...

Fashion: Their New Bag

The only men who used to carry hand bags were medieval couriers, New Guinea natives, mailmen, doctors, photographers and Truman Capote. These days, with...

Letters: Feb. 16, 1970

Everyman's Issue Sir: The environment is not just "Nixon's New Issue" [Feb. 2]; surely it is the issue for us all. WILLIAM J. PARR Columbus Sir: As a member...

Fashion: Stares in the Sun

From the Lido and Monte Carlo to the beaches of Southampton and Malibu, this has to be the greatest summer ever—provided the sun keeps shining. For four...

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