The Daily Telegraph magazine - Pret-A-Porter Clothes cover (11 January 1974)
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Good condition for age - yellowing to page edges HAVEN AT BREAKING POINT - Drugs and shock treatment can cure or allay severe manifestations of mental stress. But they do not remove the causes. The Arbours Association's new London Crisis Centre provides psychotherapy and "an alternative family" for people at crisis point. Adrian Bailey describes its work One and three-quarter pages
AFTER THE GENERAL, THE COLONELS? - Eighty-two and diminutive, Generalissimo Don Francisco Franco Bahamonde has now been Head of State for over 37 years. Modern Spain is very much Franco's Spain. Repression, censorship and wilyness have marked his term of office, but his people today have television and cars, and the country is prospering. In the background are the political coteries and rivals waiting for the void he will leave. Who are they and what are their chances of change? Four and a half pages
OFF A FRENCH PEG - The couture houses remain, but French ready-to-wear has made itself a major influence on today's fashion. It's names (like Chloe and Sonia Rykiel) are now recognised in this country 4 page fashion photo feature (photos by Helmut Newton)
AS BISHOP SAID TO THE ACTRESS... - In 1924, aged 16, Ernest Bishop was engaged as a page at the Ritz. He later became restaurant receptionist. Fifty years on, "as reassuringly constant as the magnificent dining-room's Louis XVI decoration", this eminence grise is considered irreplaceable by guests and management alike Two and a quarter pages
...AND THEY PAY A SALARY - British executives are deplorably low paid by international standards. But there is nothing particularly well worn about the Rolls-Royces in which some of them travel, nothing deplorably low about the standard of living they expect in pensioned retirement. What are the perks of the top jobs in Britain? How do they compare with those expected abroad? And are they appreciated by the recipients? Two and a half pages