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BILLIE BtJRGE-WRITES OJSTDRESS FOR DAY BOOK GIRLS
By Billie Burke. .
The first word, your dress is the
greatest influence' in swaying the
judgment of others in regard to
There is a
a well dress
and a woman
o f fashion.
self in the
best of taste
without i n
the least fol
ion's - vagar
it is "better to
take f a s h
ion's i d e as
them to your
The woman who dresses' badly
is the woman who does not think
about her clothes. Anything- that
is so important not only to her
self, but to the commercial well
being of the country as . clothes,
should receive careful attention
from everyone who wears them.
Many girls buy-hats-or frocks
because someone they' " know
looks well in them. ' Theer are
probably just one hat and one
gown in every season's m6de
.which each individual 'girl' can
call her own. She shoiddclook
Miss Billie Burke.
around until she finds that hat
and that dress.
It is not necessary to spend a
great deal of money to be well
dressed, but one must wear a suit
able gown for one's time, place
and circumstance that is the se
cret of good dressing.
I always feel sorry for the'girl
whose station in life does not per
mit her to wear the fluffy ruf
fles and delicate coolrs that all
girls love, "but it is very foolish fdr
the girl who works either in a
Store or an office to attempt to
wear something which she fond
ly thinks will pass as the same
kind of a dress worn by Miss Millionaire.
Whatever you do, dear girls,
don't wear imitation things. A
pretty, well made gingham is
much more to be desired and will
look "better than a near-silk, and a
.plain sailor hat of a good straw
with a simple band will look much
prettier upon a yourtg girl than a
lot of flimsy roses and imitation
lace that the dampness of the first
rainy day will ruin.
A great many girls are anxious
to know what colors they can
wear becomingly. A good way
to decide this is to take some of
the material of the color you ad
mire and hold it up close to your
face, placing yourself in a strong
light. You can immediately tell
if it will become you 'or not.
Often, however, you can wear a
color that is not especially be
coming if you combine it with
white next the face.
.This summer, greens, yellow,