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FASHION LIKES STRIPES MISS BE JTY 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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I FASHION FORECAST
By Betty Bfrown
1915 borrows its styles from 1830.
We mfry 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.
Worn with black and white striped
fekirt, the little coat is exceedingly
pood style. f
Six yards as the extreme width at
Ripley of the Fashion Art League oT
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 ttie 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