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A WORD ABOUT THE ORIGIN OF THE FAMOUS "DIRECTOIRE"
STYLE WHICH SO STRONGLY INFLUENCES FALL AND WINTER FASHIONS The "Directoire" style, which has set the whole fashion world a-gog, owes its origin to a period of mobs and bloodshed. The name "directoire" from the title which was given the governing board of France immediately after the bloody reign of terror when the French Republic was born. The French people, intoxicated with their success in over throwing the oppressive Monarchial rule, were peculiarly interest ed in all that appertained to ancient Greece and Rome, the fore runners of the French Republic. Out of this interest and ad miration sprung the adoption of the ancient classic forms of dress as depicted in old statuary and pottery. Thus was evolved the ' 'Directoire" style which is now being revived and plays so important a part in the new fall dress styles. The features of the early 'Directoire" styles were; scant, clinging skirt lines, with train; high waist line in costume, wraps and coats; close and small sleeves; long coat-tail back; large pockets and elaborate button trimmings. The "Directoire" style of to-day shows the influence of the "Empire" style which came into favor during the restoration of the French Empire. The influence of the "Directoire" ideas is mostly evidenced in the new suits, in the shape of the collars, lapels, sleeves and pockets, and the free use of the buttons for trimming. Neces sarily the skirts will be modified to some extent, in line with the up-to-date form of costume skirt. : : : : NEW FALL MILLINERY : : : : What a wealth of millinery beauty awaits your inspection here. What ite variety! What richness and elegance! The whole bewildering pano rama of the new hat fashions stands revealed in our millinery department. The cleverest conceptions of designers here and abroad are faithfully reproduced in the charming models which comprise this display. And how purely delightful to find their prices within the reach of all. Beautiful Silks Of all the dress materials there is none that can compare to silk. But there are many kinds of silk be careful when you buy, or better still, buy here. Our assortment includes every new weave and color av) effect, and many bewitchingly pretty novelties as wen. we Know now io uuy sjiks, iuiu una Miumcugc gets us better qualities and lower prices. That fact is well brought out in this showing. The New Suits Models that accurately portray the influence of "Directoire" fashions. Beautifully tailored, exqui sitely trimmed, handsomely finished elegant, becom ing and fashionable; and there we stop! T 'would take a far more talented pen than ours to describe their charm, their style, their exclusiveness. Each in dividual model is a masterpiece a glowing triumph for the designer's art. We might add, that their moderate prices will surprise you. New Waists For Fall Waists that have real style net waists, tailored waists and many other regular effects that veritably do credit to the designing genius which created them. They are beautifully made and elaborately trimmed in scores of new and decidedly pretty styles. Our prices, too, add to their attractiveness. Fall Dress Goods The latest ideas for Fall and Winter arc widely reflected in this splendid showing of the new fabrics. Scores of distinctly new novelties are shown any of which will make up into a beautiful and fashionable dress for Fall and Winter. And the quality of the materials assures a long period of hard wear. As our fabrics arc the most desirable from point of style and quality, so are they from point of price. The best dress goods values in Burlington are to be found right here ! The New Coats Tailored in easy, graceful-fitting lines that in tensify and emphasize the natural curves of the figure, yet carefully avoiding all the features of a tight fit, they are marvels of beauty! Splendidly tailored handsomely finished, perfect fitting but of course we can't describe them; we won't try. Come and see them, its the best and most effective argument in this behalf come ! Elegant Costume And here is where the full glory of the Fall Fashions is revealed! Hc're is pronounced evidence of "Directoire" and 'Empire" styles here is pre sented the most advanced designing ideas in perfect style effect. Here is where the artists of fashion have displayed their originative genius to the best advan tage. To view an assemblage of costumes such as this is a real privilege an irresistable pleasure. You are most cordially invited to come and see them, examine and criticise at your leisure. The New Fur Showing Our display of new Furs is luxurious and comprehensive. They come from manufacturers who make only reliable furs and who fashion their pieces, garments and sets from authentic imported models. Therefore, stylo correctness and dependability are insured. Tho new stock is even larger and moro diversified than ever. All grades inexpensive, medium and finest are included in full variety and qualities are absolutely best in every grade. Our knowledge of Furs and our guarantee which goes with each Sale make it safe for even the least experienced Fur buyer to purchase here, and this quality insurance is combined with lowest possible prices. Sr 1 HwaauvnwH ZfttCtfo!-?- 1 - , . ...i.ln"n tVg v-lK-, ma E. E. CLACKS OK & COMPANY