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Richmond times-dispatch. [volume] (Richmond, Va.) 1914-current, April 08, 1917, Image 48

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By Lady Duff-Gordon
HERE arc some of the new walking dresses
for Spring and Summer. You will no
tice that even in these the new long lines
of the skirt hold good, and that instead of close
fitting, severe outline the dresses run to graceful
and full folds.
The large figure is .a morning dress?or walk
ing dress?of dark blue serge. Its wide sash is
a novel fciiture. The buttons down the front
aire black, and the hat has a brim of straw and
the top of felt. Faun colored suede slippers,
with gray silver buckles and champagne colored
stockings, go very well with this outfit. The
collar is yellow and is embroidered.
The left top.corner figure shows a decided mil
itary influence, which is softened by the wide
sleeves and the pleats. Large Russian boots go
Lady duff-Gordon, the famous
"Lucile" of London, and foremost cre
ator of fashions in the world, writes
each week the fashion article for this newspaper,
presenting all 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
Lady Duff-Gordon's American establish
ments are at Nos. 37 and 39 West Fifty-seventh
street, New York, and No. 1400 Lake Shore
Drive, Chicago.
well with this. The hat's top is of straw and
the brim of felt. The belt is made of the same
material as the dress, but is appliqued with black
patent leather.
The little figure on the right is of white tns
flore, with lemon yellow stripes on coat and skirt
and blue belt of the same material, and the pala
blue hat looks very well with it.
In all these costumes the note of daintiness
and trimness is maintained, I think. There ia
no reason why walking dresses should be as se
erely plain as some institution uniform. They
can be as feminine as any other kind of dressy
and, indeed, they ought to be. \
A Beauty in White Tussore and Lemon
Yellow Stripes
A New
a Military
A Morning Dress of Dark
Blue Serge With
the New Flowing Lint?
OopTrigfet, 1917, t>j th? Bt?r CompMf. Or??t Britain Rljbu Reserved,

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