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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 28, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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WAR PUTS OVERALLS IN STYLE
BY BETTY BROWN
They're one of the by-products of
"war, these overalls, and they're real
ly not freakish at all. In that glad
day "after the war," hundreds of
women will be wearing them, in ad
dition to the scores who now approve
them.
There's a garden variety, literally
just blue jeans, for practicaly pur
poses. And there's the Turkish harem ef
fect, a dainty silken boudoir substi
tute for blue jeans, which gratifies
for the woman of leisure the instinct
for perfect comfort.
But there are lots of other excus
es for looking charming in bifurcat
ed garments, whether called trousers
or by any other name. Among the
approved forms are the school girl's
gym bloomers, Kellerman swimming
tights and English riding breeches.
Among the newest cuts are the
hunter's breeches, the aviatrix cos
tume, the "preparedness" or military
uniform and the white overalls worn
by the bakers assistants,
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