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FOR THE SUMMER
GIRL IN THE SEA THE £T CALL ' '■.'•r"r ...■..'--■'.- BATHING /hour is just as impor tant from a modistic .point of r.". view as it. is in the social cal endar of, the day. " The bathing suit is a thing of. beauty and can be as ex pensive as any little dance: frock that the summer girl 'chooses!; It / can also be copied at home in; less ; expensive • materials with / the v same//success Bloomers of; the , same; material or woolen tights are worn with the bath ing suit, and the accessories; such as. hats and shoes; are, receiving great attention in the general planning of (he costumes for the sea. ';;•■/ White taffeta '." in-/ regular bathing suit quality, v which is heavy, is used for the all-white; model. . There a front fastening—a tab at the top hold ing the.panel in place. A-square collar, of blue satin ,turns-, back from the throat and >V girdle* of blue is -tied around the waist.' * The model is com paratively ; plain. A ' hat m mobcap •Uyle'completes the costume. ■ > In black and white is the bathing, suit which ,is an . excellent idea for remnants. , The bodice is of-checked" taffeta, trimmed with black as a bind ing around the "■front- and on the edge of the sleeves. ' .There, are scallops on the edge of the black, held down under plaid-covered, buttons. An. apron of Hack taffeta forms- /the top of the checked skirt.-,/- complete the idea. ~ ■ ~ -. ,< •<■••', Crepe de chine is the fabric used in Sunday, July 13, 1913 - the- wide-striped model with the high _> waist line. The kimono sleeves are edg3d/ with bands' showing ; stripes in ' che opposite • direction. A side fasten- ' ing is edged with a quilling of crepe de chine and the high waist line is de • fined by a ruffle shirred under a double row of stitches. At the bottom of the skirt a hem of horizontal stripes gives ■!' ) a different finish and a firm edge.: ; The ; Bulgarian style in bathing its -is, a "noticeable feature of the sea • son. / In blue satin : it is shown, with the low waist line defined by a sash of. ,! Bulgarian silk. The sailor /collar and /.sleeves" are piped with, cords < of this j •^figured-silk,! and buttons continue the idea on the slanting of the bodice. - ■ Figured taffeta' trims blue satin In X the last of the group. A fichu effect of ,'taffeta crosses front, fastening at ~ ■ one side under a rosette. On the skirt £ ' an inset' triangular piece of figured silk relieves the.'plain under the curved " • lines of the upper skirt. Short sleeves have /comfortable fullness, and aro / ; trimmed with turned-back cuffs of 'fig ured silk. : Any remnant of , silk in plain, changeable \or figured pattern is in .'style.' The general lines of the bathing s suit,; with little innovations : in decora tion, are here. Add these bright ideas to your own demands, and if you are ( J a '. summer V girl—no age -mentioned, please—you can well smile when in the *l sea if you wear one of these silk suits.