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THE LATEST IN FALL AND WINTER DESIGNS.
It is kn own as the Parisian blouse and really is a very pretty affair. The slwree NEW TOKK. Ort » ~Th. j* *™< u"ra. .trip «. covered will, another and tapering strip of the riches, embroidery en to , * ot'th.-Kr " 4*. a. /V A , y *\ Larc* ***** »r* the on f >r»» 5" rrnfttpd now bvt Httle curia way carr«* the f .nd *»ff*a th» lout msec.air. The ilde partis* i* considered the puc (y» of the it'Sjac. NEW YORK FASHIONABLES BEFORE VANDERBILTS PALACE. Firth Avenue the u!x)d« of w#>nlth and f&hhion of tbe metropolis. is aeain thronged with beautiful women, as the opening of the winter social Reason is at hand. Otir New York artist sends a sketch of three fashionables attlrud In the lar »t Parisian ereati as, passing the palatial Vanderbllt homo. The elegance of the first toilette consists of its novel mingling of colors and its new bolero with stole fronts. The skirt of light purple cloth con trasts exquisitely with the golden brown velvet bodice, over which Is worn the sleeveless bolero of white cloth embroidered in black. The stole frouts, extending nearly to the foot of the gown, are of black moire, finished by a pirating of the same. The second toilette is a walking or visiting t ilette of old blue cloth trimmed with black silk guipure laid over white satin ribbon. The blouse bodice, cut in a single piece, has a yoke of rugby velvet with a high collar. Th<* third gown, of petunia colored cloth, is braided with black si 1 k cord. The vest, of mirror velvet, is draped softly. The revers, collar, cufTs and trimming down the front, in ermine fur. The revers can be folded inward, forming braided fronts. Toque to match. A CHAPISETTE'S NEW IDEA. TTIE SEATTLE POST-INTELLIGENCER. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1897. favorite treatment when trimming colored materials with black. Th< collar of this cir-e wis edged with chinchilla, which is greatly In vogue this season. Another and onitc different combination of the sam<» colors was ft und in a blu-k broad-tall cape, » hi *h was appliqued in red velvet about th- shoulders, and a collar treated in the came way. cut in a succession of points that rolled back from the neck. The Ja ke's of the year have very high eoiiars. There is no exception to this rule, and Medic! effects »re seen in almost all of the new style* The smart. *t and trim most uzht flttine cvats are moulded to the figure like a habit. and are covered en tirely with a >pliquf 1 or b-aided designs. Button? to m itch the trimmine are often us- !. and when tits 1* the case "he but tons are sma'l. On the other hand lartr.* buttons are utilised quite considerably for decorative pur "f j som<- of them he nir very handsome Indeed, t»ut th* distinctive feature about these indispensable artic :e.« tble yr-ar i« that medium sised on*» are out of dare They must either be very tiny or very lante f>ne of th# most distinctive novelties of the «ea« n and one which is considered most protfcis'n* authorities on the sub ject uf fashionable attire, is the tartan care The plaid may »*e eHher sinsrle or double fared. although the latter is prefer abie aM is made loose In front, fitted ?o t l figure tn the back with a t*dt strap T' • !*r is h-sh acd quite flaring and .v*. epaulettes are modest * fuil and edged * th "rtnee in shawl style. The button* ■ - 1 on these wraps are either pear! or t e and are of good stse. The tartan • s are designed tor traveling ar general wear, when warmth is a requisite. F r d* mi-toilette aothln* can equal the popularty of the fichu, although only th* slender ones amongst us can d ire to wear tais pretty adjunct to a dainty gown. T • - are b-dng made tn many n*w kmds of lace and -lat ratelv frttied at the edges and end*, but the form i* practically un changed. They are worn with tight «leeved g wns almost entirety, and a com - hinati.-r." of fichu and targe epaulettes is to be avoided, as It destroys tae iinee of the fljrurv The epaulettes, bv the way. «. -rr to be grow ng larger and larger as tne si»eves diminish in ssae. wuite a sew fancy is to Save a fur trim med velvet toque to match the set of boa ard muff. Muffs premise to be a very Im portant Stem too. and will be worn without reference to other artl-les of dress. The n< wer ones are quite large, and I noticed the prevalence of gray Another new style is to have one s velvet coat trimmed with fur in a very origin il way. I saw a black velvet jacket trimmed with sable, the latter material beltig used in bows on the shoulder and st tho belt. wnile t.e beb itself was of the fur. The popularity of brown In all shade* has made the 'nn . at* a certainty. The craze for braiding ftnda am pi-- o; port unity for display on th s- o-apea. and mc«t of them are so de~orat<d. Others have strap ped seams, and some exceeding swell .ffairs h >ve collars cov red with lace applique. and a jalnit or cravat bow of net ornamented tn the same w iy. The chief millinery novelties aie the pll«se and pi iid velvets, which are I k«dy to tv s*»n everywhere. The plisse stands in the lead but some of the plaids ire very artis'ic, and ar<» Just sufficiently brlxht in color to relieve the rather neu tr3) tints of the ha!s and feathers. For t r>« and plumes are fir from Icing ban ished. in spit# of thfir use during the sum mer. On the contrary, ostrich plumes of various length, but principally fuil opes of medium sse will tr m the most expensive as weil as some of t e m>r- m • derate hats HU k and white In strong contrast is .iim to ontinue in favor. The very n«-wes* rain cloak is of cra ve e'te. made In 4he farm of a Newmar ket. or something approaching that In shape. Its disttngulshlng feature is ;»e r.ew idea in regard to the cutting of It. The pleated sleeve is set 1n right from the ne it. w filch gives ample room tn the arm hole. w.thout spotting the ship* of the girment. Another advantage Is the cres cent shaped pocket one on -Ither side, whl n is so arranged that a s it above the \*> ket allows the wrarer to pas* her hand through ar Ifcdd np her <•?-"■* Every -*•<»- nun kn<">ws «>•*! a comfort that will be. The is very s:yl «h with turned ov*r re%-er» in 4b* front and a blah rolled over collar. The ba*k is drawn into the ftxure wsth a belt strap and the whole style of the wup is excellent. w ; th none of the dUftrurlax effect of the ordinary wtter proof. BEAUTY'S BEWITCHING BOWS. NEW COLLARS AND CRAVATS. 1. Rf-toratioa collar In batiste, edgod with i.arrow tfoubl# of blaf k satin. 2- Lln**n collar with velvet stock and moiiwline d<* _ ambroid^* 3 foliar with double rounded points ornan -'nted with OB* 1830 cravat in sflk plaid.