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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 04, 1913, Image 13',
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FRENCH EkSfclOftS ON AMERICAN WOMEN
V'. .. "Ye 'Awful Example."
' -', V. '.- '- BV- MME'CECILE. DILLON
It is almost impossible for the averi-
age American .woman-' over'3l to.wear
clothes whifcti bear the--stamp -4Made
in Paris." ,
I am giving yoiuan "awfulvexam
ple" in illustration. The "gown is.a
Poiret model "of white, crepe -with a
white embroidered chiffon waist.
The touch of &8$anc coloi; which
is seen on all the Poiret models is a
sash of -brocaded chiffon velvet.
On the small -thin French girl this
would be lovely, but no. American wo
man of generous proportions should
attempt to wearthe. plain transparent
kimona waist or a brilliant sash.
For a young girl a sash tied in the
manner of th&illustrafcpn over a sim-