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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 14',
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out over a band or belt or cut jet
There'll be lots of these sailor hats
worn when smart women don their
fine clothes this winter.
SLIGHT HINT OF THE TURKISH
By Betty Brown
Here is one of Mme Alia Ripley's
models from the Fashion Art League
fashion show and notice the orien
tal drape at the bottom of the skirt
not a "harem" skirt at all, just a
gentle hint of Turkish influence.
It was noticeable in all the smart
evening gowns at the show.
The gown is of azure blue soiree
silk with bodice of flesh color net
A girdle of silver embroidered rib
bqn and narrow black ribbon form a
girdle silver and blue are repeated
in the rose garland on the skirt and
qn the girdle.
A LINE ABOUT THE STYLES
By Betty Brown
Skirts have gained an inch or two
in. length, so the coat of the coat
suits drops down to three-quarter"
length the only length for the long,
Paris buyers are bringing back
trunk upon trunk filled with one
piece gowns. This, of course, means
the vogue of the separate cloak.
Embroidered bands 10 and 12
inches deep adorn many of the coats
that have just arrived from Paris.
They are newer than fur some of the
buyers tell me we had the fur bands
last season, you know.
If it has the low waist line, slop
ing lower in the back than the front,
then you may know a gown is new
nd very smart The "baby" effect
of the empire waist line is banned,
buried, banished by modistes who
know wnat's what in fashion.
Java brown, Russian green, bottle
green, beige, which belongs to the
tan family, various shades of purple
and wine are the popular colors for
suits and street dresses. Burgundy
color pleases so majiy eyes that much
of the new hosiery is in that rich tint
America's longest double-decked
reinforced concrete bridge 'is near
ing completion at Cleveland and will
be 2,880 feet long, 80 feet wide and
at its highest point 591 feet above
Names haye been given to 727 mi