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HOME DRESSMAKERS NEEDN'T WORRY ABOUT
HANG OF HOME PRODUCTS THIS YEAR
j. - and one style only and you met your
A coat fashioned on straight Rus
sian smock lines. It is gray duvetyn,
the collar and muff of gray squirrel.
Do you remember the good old
days when fashion decreed one styfil
prototype on every street corner?
We thought it wearisome then, but
now we find it had its advantages
it is so. hard now to select from the
multitudinous styles that dazzle our (Yt
You , can be anything now As
syrian, Japanese, Polish or Russian.
Looking over the new models one
sees straight lines and long waists.
What bas become of the tight
"That could never last," says the
sales party. "It made madam look
too old, 'and besides, she couldn't eat
One importer will insist that the
waist line has gone up, others will
place it around the hips. The answer
is: Place it where you like.
And here's an absorbing question
are the skirts to be longer? Some
say yes, others no.
Perhaps there has been a compro
mise by using both! Skirts are way
ward and vagrant They go down at
the sides and up in the back, or they
skirt the pavement in the back and
hike above the boot on the side.
The home dressmakers need never
worry about the hang of their home
Sleeves are beginning to blossom
in strange places. They flare at ev
ery point except the shoulder, the flat
smooth shoulder is still with us. The
width begins at the elbow.
Velvet is prophesied to be the com
ing rage in materials soft, pliable
velvet alone or combined with chif
fon, satin,, broadcloth or almost any . ' .
Nothing could be more alluring
than the coats!
No longer need milady fear she
will lose her muff, when.it is firmly ,
sewed to the front of her coat!
Whether or not we shall have a
waist line is still disputed among
tailors, but the Russian blouse with