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title 'Personality Gowns." The
SS term has a dual signlflconce. It
Wj$ mean8 not- onl5r that the gowns them
solves have personality. It signifies
that they are adapted to the person' ''
allty of the wearer. Jfe
There are many definitions of per- M'Wfk
sonallty. The one that seems to me '
to cover beat the subject Is "that 7ft-'
which constitutes distinction of per- feg.
oon." Personality has always stood "Sfc4.
to me for that quality or sum of
qualities which sets the possessor apart from others, which
gives him distinction.
A good example Is the gown which you see on the largo
middle figure. It is a satin tunic worn over a tulle harem
skirt. Even the bodice, composed of wide folds of satin grad
uated from the belt line on one side io beneath the arm on
the other, is different in that It is finished at the lino of
decolletage by a profusion of beaded flowers. The same
motif appears appllqued on the satin of the tunic. Th? tunic
Is made In simple lines extondlng over the shoulder, and may
be termed scantily full as to the skirt.
A ruche of the chiffon around the edge of the tunic grace
fully finishes It, giving the Illusion of lightness to the more
The lower right-hand picture'scts forth a gown of distinctly
' different character. Made of filmiest tulle, with a very full
skint and a double flounce across the shoulders and across the
tight, short sleeve, and a moderately low, round neck, it has
the qualntness of an old-fashioned garden party gown. Rows
of narrow fur about the shoulders and hips provide a modern
The lower left-hand robe Is of dignified personality. Ono
cannot conceive of Its being worn by a child-like young per
son. It has the straight lines that 3pell dignity. Its skirt is
narrow, and the bodice Is but a continuation of the skirt. In
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other words. It 1b a one-piece gown. Side panels of cm-" l jug
broidered tulle and a band of the same about tho edge of a i kA
bodice furnish sumptuous trimming. A large ornament of ?! pgtt
heavy silk embroidery fastens and defines the low bodice in &l
front. The shoulder bands are of heavy beading. About the 3N1
top of the bodice is draped, as are many evening gowns of jl iP1
to-day, a softening mass of sheer white lace. S-'-J
A fourth element of variety Is Introduced by the last of the j ilkL1
personality party gowns. This constitutes "distinction of '
PrS m" ii 18 of b,ack net rIchly embroidered In bands of W
chenille. The drapery Is caught up at the side in such fash- SfiJ
ion as to display the chenille embroidery to the greatest ad- ? WJ
vantage. Very modest is this parly gown, the collar of che- t
coatee. The embroidery reaches to the elbows of the long 'f
sleeves. i ."Yr41
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