December 1977

Regular Features
18Publisher's Letter
22Sandscript: A List Of Lists
24Comment: An Open Line For Psl Readers
30Psl Informant: Facts For Observation, Speculation
34Around Town: Sinatra Concert Headlines Celeb Scene
62Dolly's People: Backgammon's Vietor Cup
66Fashion: Joy To The World
73Lifestyle: Beauty In Changing Times
105Palm Springs Life's Guide: Where To Go, What To Do
161Gallery Scene: Variety Of Exhibits In Local Art Centers
162Stocks: Whimpering Infirmities
164Tax Talk: Deducting Your Vacation Home
166Books & Authors: Interviews With Irwin Shaw And Jessica Mitford
171The Gourmet Gossip: Holiday Snacks From Kathy Mills
175San Francisco Scene: A Brief Guide To The City
184Estates & Properties
190Shoppers Bazaar: For Gifts And Personal Pleasure
Special Interest
75All That Glitters: Gifts In Gold And Silver
98The Art Of Party-giving: Helping Your Guests Have Fun
146The Faces Of Christmas: An Enchanting Season
150Father Raymond Bluett: A Safe Deposit For Souls
156Hail To The Chief: Robert B. White Retires
180Long Live The Queen: Chris Evert Is Champion Of Champions

ABOUT THE COVER: The home of interior designer Douglas Pierce Hiatt was turned into a holiday wonderland for our Christmas greetings. The Texas privet tree is covered in fresh Philanapsis orchids flown in from Hawaii. Pam Hunt wears a platinum-gray gown while little Erin has a quilt jumper, both from Saks Fifth Avenue. Photo by Teke.


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