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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 17, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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CHIC HATS IN ALL SHAPES AND COLORS SHOW
OLD-FASHIONS MADE INTO NEW
By Maybelle Mortimer
There have been some changes in
the style of hats since the first flare
of fashion made its appearance.
The very small hat perched on the
side of one's head, after the fashion
of Tommy Atkins, has not found the
favor its originar hoped for it.
Easter morning on parade,- how
ever, were many of the mid-Victorcan
shapes described by Dickens and
Thackeray." These flat shapes, with
their ribbon and velvet ties and their
wreaths of flowers, look just as well
on granddaughters of today as they
did on grandmothers of other days.
There are violent contrasts in the
shapes of hats. Some are very tall
and some are very flat. Only one-
thing marks all of them alike; the
hats of this season are much smaller
in the crown jthan they were last
year. They do not set down over
the ears to such a great extent.
Mustard yellow straw will be much
worn this season, and on a young girl
with brown hair and deep brown eyes
nothing can be prettier than a mus
tard yellow tagal braid coveVed with
pale green chiffon and trimmed with
great bunches of cowslips and a huge
bow of pale green under the rim at
the back.
A queer tailored hat is made with a
black, hemp,- close-fitting, poke-

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