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A New "Floppy" Outing Hat.
CLucile" Model.) By Lady Duff-Gordon ("LUC1LE") T.RS is something for the outing girl?I mean the girl who loves the out-of-doors. I show you in the large figure one of the newest loose coats. It Ib modelled somewhat on the old English "emock." The material can be as heavy or as light as ono pleases ?and Just as gay as one pleases. As will be seen, it goes over the head, just like a shirt, and bangs down as it will. Tho broad, wide collar una ihevi<k slceves and full skirt give it an cffect of freedom and an actual freedouc that should bo the keynote of all out door garments of this kind. The hat is a simple "shady" one, that harmon izes admirably with tho whole aspect, of coat and dress. And, by the way. here is another out-of-door hat tucked away in the Copyright. 1010. by th? SIAr Company Orcaf Flritnln Rlghft R?i*r??d The Large Figure Shows One of the Newest Outdoor Blouse Coats. The Other Two Figures Show One of the Newest Model Outing Dresses, With and Without the Coat. ("Lucile" Models.) Lady Duff-Gordon Describes Some of tke Newest and Smartest Equipment for the Out-of-Door Girl LADY DUFF-GORDON, the famous "Luciie" of London, and foremost creator of fashions in the world, write* each week the fashion article for this newspaper, presenting ail that is newest and best in styles for well-dressed women. Lady Duff-Gordon's Paris establishment brings her into close touch with that centre of fashion. i tower left hand corner, that speak? for itself. The other pictures on the page show, with nud without the coat, one of the newest models of dresses for the country club or where you please?Just so long as it is out of doors. The smart new "smock" shares with the sweaters of the times their glow Jng colors. Most of the outdoor wear this Summer is colorful ? we have taken the hint from the flowers. Many outdoor coats nro made to match the striped or checked skirts. I believe in harmonies of color in such cases more thau slavish following of designs. One gets more variety, and that means more beautiful effects. The same color "acceleration" shows Itself iu the outing shoes. Some of the newest models are fantastic tr a degree. Three or four different colors are associated in the same pair, and frequently there is a variety 01" leather combined in one tiny pair of shoes that reaches tlie limit of geration. Fancy buckles are again it high favor?as is. Indeed, everything that lends more variety to the cos tume. To go back to the sweater: The lines have undergone a number ot changes. Besides the shape that 1 show above, Norfolk pleats have been Introduced, aud the majority of them are belled or sashed. Then there are tho sweaters of purer silk, with all the old paisley designs that our grand mothers knew. White and black effects remain highly popular. There is a certain re finement and stability about this com bination that gives ic a permanent place season in and season out. Sev eral of the sweaters are of white, whose knitted surface is superim posed on one of black, and which has a border of solid black; then there are varieties which reverse thi* ar rangement of color. Altogether, liie outdoor girl can be ?u:> buitertly-like a3 she pleases?or she cau be as charmingly plain.