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Well does the artful girl who makes a
study of her appearance, and a still deep
er and more earnest study ot her possibil
ities, realize that It is perhaps In her furs
that she looks best of alL
Ehe has practiced her arts as a charmer
in the guls of the fluffy, befrllled and be
furbelowed summer clrL
She baa xrorn her most fetching- beach
and bathing costumes do not Imagine for
a moment that the two arc one and the
same thing: far from It ehe has looked
piquant, and even daring. In her trig and
trim outing, athletic and shooting cos
tumes. In her dancing frocks she has looked
simply bewitching, but It Is In her furs
a she knows, and knows well, that her
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best possibilities will be realized, and she
Is bound to conquer.
And. therefore, just as soon as the
weather affords the ery slightest reason
able excuse for donnlcg her furs, on they
And In the pretty new toques and tur
bans, which yet closely to the head, the
fur will frame the face so softly that the
least little touch of color !n her cheeks
Is heightened and Intensified, the brill
iancy of her eyes takes on an added lus
ter, and ccry dlstractlnr little curve
and dimple looks more bewltchlngly pret
ty than ever bsfore.
CHARMING EFFECTS LENT BY
JUDICIOUS USE OF FURS.
And the smart and clever girl, she who
Is Lnonn among her own circle, end per
haps bejond It. x. being the one to take
up and exemplify every little passing
whim and fad of fashion, she It Is who.
realizing the charming effects to be ob
tained with a Judicious use of furs,
is the first to adopt the fur trim
mings to her hat, lead the fashion among
her associates and look her cry most
charming tclf in so doing.
And this season the furs themselves are
made up In the most fascinating and be
n itching styles.
Of course, since the fashion Is to dress
just exactly as grandmother used to do.
the furs for this season are patterned
after thoe which that same grandmother
used to wear.
There are scarfs and stoics and pele
rines and muffs such huge muffs.
And the furs themselves.
And the furs that are and will b: fash
ionable Include almost every pelt blch
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has either quality, durability or expn
slvenesa to recommend It. and of these
the greatest recommendation Is expcnslve
ness. Not content with the becoming effect
produced by wearing furs below the face
and that they are becoming every one.
even mere man. kuows this year the
smart girl Is not only having whole hats
made to match her furs, but she Is put
ting smart little touches of the fur itself
upon almost every hat that she owns.
And It Is just by this fascinating little
touch of fur that the initiated will know
this season's very latest stjle.
Of course, the decorative possibilities of
furs hate long been recognized by the
girl who makes a study of her clothes, and
she has used them in a way to make her
Why, it was only a few years ago that
the conjunction of fur and chiffon was
looked upon as an Impossible conglomera
tion, but now well, there Is no combina
tion so favored as this same one.
SET MADE TO .
INCLUDE A HAT.
But to get back to the very latest mani
festation of which t nere speaking, the
fur hat and the fur-trimmed hats, it Is
quite the thing among fashionable girls
to have the fur set so made that It
cither Includes a bat that Is. If the pelt
Itself be ot a character which v. Ill look
wtll and becoming In a hat, blen entendu
or else enough Is prolded for a trimming
For a season or two psst there have
been hats of Persian lamb, of breltsch
T.arr of metre astrakhan, cf mink, and.
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where the girl has had a particularly well
niled pur?', of Itulan sable.
And the -very simplicity of these hats
a not by any means their least charm.
Of course, these charming fur hats are
not at all cheap, for aside from the first
cost ot the skin their manufacture is
quite an cxpensrte item.
First, a really clcer designer must be
found to decide upon the style, for a shape
that will Iook simply stunning In Russian
sable, or mink, or one of tli- longer
haired furs. v-Ill entirely lose its cachet
when Ue eloped In the tight furs, such as
Persian Iamb or moleskin.
Therefore, first there L tho drslner to
determine the shape, and then there Is
the furrier to cut and piece and match
the skins and then there Is the milliner
to make the shape and Anally the trim
mer to put on the finishing touches In the
way of ribbons or elets or flowers, or
nhateer is selected for the trimming
So the girl who wants to look her very
bet In a fur hat must be prepared to pay
the price, and a good long price at that,
before she can realize her desire.
But 1 nthe fur-trimmed liat which is.
after all, the best manifestation of ths
feasor's stIe-It is In this direction that
the girl with luxurious tastes can exercis-i
them without lncurrtnr a tremendous ex
The new arplrant for fashion's favor,
moleskin n soft brownish fur. with k
hint of n grayish blue In wmo lights and
of n. quality and consistency not at all
unlike sealskin, this Is one of the best
trimming furs for millinery purseMs thit
we have had for some time.