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zone, which no longer has a waist
line, hats that perk at right angles
to the nose, and shoes that show six
inches below the skirt-hem, the
spring models have invaded "the holi
day season and captured the undi-
daring, and naturally, it's very pop-
ular with all up-to-the-styles women.
Not all the skirts in fashion's pa
geant ripple or flare, however. Two
of the models illustrated are made
on straight line design, but both
were very popular at the recent fash
ion exhibit. Dark blue poplin is used,
in the upper illustration. The sus
penders that uphold the full-gathered
skirt are its distinctive feature.
White silk revers trim the cuffs and
In the lower picture a chic little
suit in shepherd's plaid is shown. The
particularly French touch about it is
the red velvet belt and collar and
cuffs and the vivid velvet that bands
the rather' wide skirt..
FORMER N. Y. MAYOR HEADS
New York. Seth Low, former
mayor of New York, is chairman of
the -commission of three appointed
vided attention of the feminine world.
The new modes which have just
been revealed to an anxiously await
ing public by the National Cloak,
Dress and Skirt association, assem
bled in Toledo, O., have the "Made
in America" label, but it's many a
moon since the Rue de la Paix has
sent anything so chic, so smart, as
the modes exhibited at Toledo.
The most startling thing about the
1915 modes is the 1915 flare-skirt. It
has increased from a gentle ripple to
a mountainous billow; it has receded
from the ankle to the shoe-top. But
it's, chic and, it's" cute, and it'sery
by President Wilson to deal with the
Colorado coal strike.
Charles W. Mills of Philadelphia
and Patrick Gllday of Clearfield, Pa.,
are members, of the commission. Qil
day is a jmine,
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