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The Washington times. [volume] (Washington [D.C.]) 1902-1939, June 11, 1922, SUNDAY MORNING, Image 58

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Fringe and "Cameo" Lines the
Latest Novelties in
the Smart Spring Suits
Light Blue Homespun, Bound With Gray Wool, Form#
This Smartly Simple Costume.
STPKKT suits. nnllko many humans, are hetne
educated by experience. They are crowing more
and more distinctive. They are developing In
grace and beauty.
For Instance, the central figure of the group shows
how Callot stamps with Individuality ther wearer of
a simple street costume. For this striking costume
Callot has selected gray trelalne. Black clre satin
adds distinction to both skirt and coat The side
panel and novel collar are notes for fashion devotees.
A crepe de chine blouse of self-color completes a cos
tume that Is undeniably Individual and superlatively
cftiic.
A light-bine homes pan. bound with gray wool. Is a
Itaple costume, bat by Its very simplicity Is ta out
?isndmc esample of smartness. ?
An ?>>?t*Metais to that la wbleh. as yon sea.
Tomato Heather TreUine
Created This Full Hanging
Suit. Black Stitching Fin
ishes an Unusual Costume.
fringe plays an Important part. The presence of
fringe Is one of the most positive notes of the sea
son's clothes. This one Is of heavy oyster white
crepe. Its vividly colored stripes are of woollen em
broidery. The flowing k.mono sleeves are of th?*
same color as the woollen stripes. A wide sash is
worn with a woollen hat of matching color.
Trelalne In tomato heather intrigued Callot to cre
ate the full, hanging-coat suit which you also ae? on
the page. Black moire silk faces the collar and
Tuxedo front, which may be buttoned If desired. The
black moire silk also forms a drop skirt. Black
stitching finishes this unusual suit
All of these oostunee strike a distinct aote la draes
(0? im
IBto^vs (cj urormwooo ? u*orn*rooo
A Smart Costume of Gray Trelaine. The Side
Panel and Novel Collar Are Distinctive.
lifg. There is no eleiqont of commonness in
them. A touch here or there sets them apart
from others, as the tone In a voice, the hich
sheen on hair, the brilliant plory of the eye, the
grace of a slim wrist, set apart the owner and l>>nd
them that much-desired quality?personality. There
Is personality in dress as there Is in children of
hiimanity.
A sown worn yesterday afternoon by a woman
with chestnut hair, and eyes the color of forget-me.
nots, was in such complete harmony with her person
ality that it was a triumph of individual dressing.
Its foundation was periwinkle blue charmeuse. Over
this was arranged, in tabard fashion, midnight blue
crepe de chine. The apron-like front and back pan
els were held in loosely at the waist by an inch-wide
belt of the crepe de chine. On either side of the
panels the edges were treated with light blue silk
thread in a geometric design. At either side of the
waistline loose tufts of the embroidery silk gave a
flower-like touch. With this was worn a tricorne ha?
of dark blue straw, trimmed across the front britn
and along the back of the crown, with wide pleats
of blue ribbon of the same shade as the charmeuse
Worn at a tea on the veranda of the country club,
it was one of the most chic and harmonious costume*
of the late Spring in fashion land.
Blue is the leading favorite among colors this sea
son. The favorite is well chosen, for blue of a dark
shade 1b an Admirable background for other end
brighter hues. One of the most charming costumes
of this season had such a background of creponge.
The silk background, with eoftly tufted surface, was
of a dark yet warm shade of blue. The rolling collar
and long revert, which reached the waistline, were J
heavily embroidered with silk of Spring shades.^
Dark green constituted the foliage. The flowers^
were of iris and forget-me-not bines, with here and
there the :>ptol of an oroiifd.
The silhouettes of the Spring costumes are of
cameo bine distinctness.
There It an Indian Influence
in This Fringed Suit of
Heavy, Oyster White
Crepe, With Vividly
Colored Strips of
Embriodery.

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