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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 20, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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Dress is a hallmark of the woman!
IJ, may not make her, but it is one
of her most useful introductions to
the world.
If I were seeking a position and
could have but one friend I think I
would ask for good-looking clothes,
because first impressions are the vital
ones in nine cases out of ten.
As some one has well said, char
acter manifests itself in what one
wears. An employer often accepts or
rejects a worker on his appearance;
judging, perhaps unconsciously, his
ability by his outward fitness.
To the young girl, just starting out
in Mfe, seeking to carve a niche in
the world's hall of usefulness be it
professional, business, artistic or
what you will I would like to offer
this suggestion'
Dress with minute care before youn
set out upon your quest for the illun.
sive position.
Pick from your wardrobe the dress
or the suit which is most becoming.
Shun frill and furbelow. Keep your
face clear of rouge pot and lip stick.
Arrange your hair neatly; not in the
extreme of fashion.
Simple, well-fitting suitable clothes,
minus the flub-dub too many girls
fancy they should don at such times,
are among the best recommendations
you can carry to the .observant, crit
ical man or woman who is used to
sizing up people on firstappearance.
Fortune does not necessarilymean
a fine wardrobe.
One may have a regular "aggrega
tion" of clothes and nothing really
smart to wear.
Individuality is the secret of suc
cessful dressing! It is atgreat mis
take to effect a certain type of dress
- Un vABmlw kAftQIICO llOtf" O WQ
ing well is. the business of adorning
oneself in becoming apparel.
One of the first things a girl should
be taught, I think, with relation to
dress, is the importance of studying
herself and' what suits her. This lit
tle habit,, once, formed, will prove an
inestimable aid to her, and a mighty
1 jbveriy' 'JWoa-' "
t r , V
.fine "short cutV'imbuying' the'iight
things , -
In a general -way, I believe "it is
wise and "altogether pTeasantr'to con
form to the prevailing fashions with
this one proviso:
Don't be extreme! v '
"they" are
wearing them this season.
or hat merely because

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