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.FASHION LIKES STRIPES MISS BETTY BROWN
WEARS 'EM UP AND DOWN
Fashion has garbed herself in
stripes for the early summer season.
Sometimes these stripes are blue
and black, sometimes red and brown,
but more .frequently they are black
This model, designed by Mme. Alia
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By Betty Brown
1915 borrows its styles from 1830.
We may modify the quaint fashions
somewhat, but "1830" must be the
basis of correct style.
The thin summer dress or cotton,
poplin or silk is to be topped by a
smart little coat of black taffeta,
semi-fitting and with flaring peplum.
Wnrn with hlaok and white strined
i skirt,' the little coat is exceedingly
Six yards as the extreme width 'at
'Ripley of the Fashion Art League of
America, shows how effectively the
stripes may be used if the vertical
lines of the skirt are reversed in the
bodice. A coat to match the dom
inant color of the gown adds to the
attractiveness of the costume in
the bottom is the conservative width
Skirts are still short shoe-top
length. Short skirts are youthful,
hence their popularity.
No one need fear the 1830 styles
will bring back the wasp-waist and
drooping shoulders a fitted waist
line is as far as" fashion will go in
pinching in our waists.
Mexico appears destined to become
the world's principal source of- petro-leumj