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About Jane Clarke When I was a little girl, as a special treat, my mom would take me into Neiman-Marcus to shop for school clothes. We rarely bought anything so mom used it as a lesson in recognizing quality. She would turn the clothes inside out, showing me how "better" garments were constructed. Mom was a major clothes horse. I wish I still owned all the years of Vogue and Bazaar that got delivered every month as long as I lived at home. She was also a dedicated fan and great source of info on the actors and films of her youth. As a kid, she and I spent lots of time together enjoying the classic black and white films that ran for a new generation of fans on our black and white TV. Thanks to her, I became a fan, too. Barbara Stanwyck, Carole Lombard, Rosalind Russell, Katherine Hepburn, Bette Davis...were there ever any sassier gals? or cooler wardrobes? Doubtful. We moved away from Texas at the beginning of my high-school years. It was the late '6os, and the Rolling Stones, Janis