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PLAIDS AND NAVY BLUE ARE THE MODISH
CONORS FOR SCHOOL GIRLS
The school girl must have her
plaids' -whether they are in or out of
Without a plaid frock of serge or
gingham her wardrobe is bare as.was
Mother Hubbard's cupboard.
In cotton voile, gingham and cot
ton suiting all the Scotch clans are
represented in the shops this fall,
and for days when Jack Frost nips
noses there are serge and wool fab
rics in gay checks.
A frock that caught my eye at an
exhibit of school girl toggery in New
York is this one in lightweight, suit
ing in blue or green, with a striking
line of yellow silk occasionally criss
It is so simple that the mother
dressmaker need not hesitate to copy
it" The lull gathered blouse is in one
with the skirt. The bishop sleeves
are navy blue voile with plaid and
blue cuffs. The organdy collar has
a band, of blue.
An ideal school frock with heaps
of style is the model at the right The
inevitable navy serge is used, but the
Dutch bodice buttoned at 'the side
with smoke color pearl button and
the rakish shoulder 'straps givS it a
quaint charm of its own.
The guimpe is lawn, of course, and
the sleeves comfortable for the girl
who sits at a desk.
If you sit in a draft the doctor may
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