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THE GOING AWAY GOWN HAS A
STYLE OF ITS OWN
By Betty Brown
If the June bride would know
what the Fashion Fates are to pro
vide in the way of going away gowns
let her cast an eye on this sketch
from the studio of Mme. Marguerite
of the Fashion Art League of Amer
ica, whose trousseaux are well
known to the fashionable gowned.
The skirt is straight-lined, which
shows the bouffant effects are not
indispensable, but the odd thing
about the suit is the coat with the
oval pleat set horseshoe fashion at
the back and the front It is stitched
on the inner edge only.
The front oval encircles a pleated
vest of citron-colored taffeta which
gives a flare of color to the costume.
The high collar is transparent or
gandy; the black straw sailor is faced
with citron chiffon.
' Black novelty braid trims skirt
and coat The effect on the whole
Is that of a one-piece dress, rather
.than a coat suit ' .
She is Mae Murray, the original
Brinkley girl, former star of the fa
mous "Follies" .and at one time, pro
prietor of a New York tango parlor.
She quit all this to shine as a photo
play star, making her bov in "To
Have and to Hold." . Later she
charmed auidences as the mischiev
ous belle in "Sweet Kitty Bellaire."
She is soon to. be seen as a street ur
chin in a Lasky play.
IN UNPREPAREDNESS PARADE
The man who always has to bor
The woman who keeps her car fare
buried in her handbag under a peck
of dress goods samples, two extra
veils, three letters, 152 spare hairpins
and four old theater programs.
rne pinhead who never visits the
dentist until he has a toothache.'