ficially created craze? Hardly, for this strange phenomenon of our days has existed for too long to be but a short-lived craze, and success ful fashions are inevitably the answer to some actually felt needs of a given time. Therefore we should like to think that the perennially rushed individual of our time who is panting to catch up with his work still has preserved in his heart of hearts a secret longing for a bit of romance and the desire to play hooky from the gray routine of the every day. To satisfy this wish and longing is the pleasant function of these gay and lovable artificial creatures. Lea Auvo, a Finnish graphic artist who has found a new home for herself in Germany, has made a 55

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