And a happy birthday to Michael Jackson. Sorry, Bendix—his glittery glove required dry cleaning, covered as it was with 1,200 hand-sewn, Swarovski-crystal lochrosens. But your point is made, submerging this delicate crocheted model into the turbulent water [The glove would hide the resultant wrinkly skin, I'm sure] to prove the cleaning power of the 1956 washer. The colorful Formica tops might have impressed the always fashion-forward King of Pop, too.
Leslie Clagett is a seasoned yet passionate observer of the international kitchen
and bath industries, and the founder of KBCULTURE.com. An editor at publications ranging from Arts +
Architecture to Kitchens & Baths, she is also the author of The New
City Home [The Taunton Press], among other books. Leslie has a
tremendous respect for quality design and the people who labor in its
pursuit; her discerning eye has been known to get a little misty in the
presence of true beauty.