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The daily Gate City and constitution-Democrat. (Keokuk, Iowa) 1916-1922, April 29, 1916, Image 9

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However the effect is obtained
hips must be broad if the costume
Is to be a fashionable one. One may
wear a skirt that is draped to pro
duce the effect, or a coat that is
rippled or a blouse with a basque
/but in one way or another breadth
must be achieved.
?.- It is a season of many features, of
.4, many opportunities and a season of
£muth variety'and there is a great
••deal of opportunity allowed for_ indi
vidualism Dut in that one particular
of the broad hips Madame Le Mode
Jla inexorable. Skirts require to_ be
»'wide but they can be plain or plaited
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Modified Hoop Skirt
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8970 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Short Coat for
Misses and Small Women, 16 and 18
8967 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Skirt with Box Plaits,
for Misses and Small Women, 16 and 18
All belted effects are conspicuous but
the belts take almost innumerable
forms. Coats are made in various
lengths. We have little jackets in
Eton or Bolero style and we have
genuine coats that extend well below
the hips. There is nothing like same
ness in the season's fashions they
represent opportunity as they repre
sent charnu
Silk costumes are extensively worn.
Taffeta, gros de Londres and ftaille are
favorites. They make up most charm
ingly for the styles of the moment suit
them to perfection. For the street,
soutache braid is a favorite trinmine.
pi. »i
8966 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Short Coat with
Capes, 34 to 42 bust pleasure.
8971 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Four-Piece Skirt,
24 to 32 waist measure.
extensively used and there are really
wonderful effects achieved by the con
trast of materials. We trim silk with
serge and serge with silk we use Geor
gette crepe in combination with pique
and linen as well as with silk and with
satin and we evolve a great many most
attractive results that are distinctly
our own, in spite of the fact that de
signers are looking backward. The
prevailing fashions give evidence of
various periods but when various ele
ments are brought together and com
bined they bring about something that
is new and of tne twentieth century.
For the, stree' costume th«- brn.id
-W, vA'1''y-: S^M
8992 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Short Coat, 34 to 42
bust measure
8899 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Draped Skirt, 24 to
30 waist measure.
treatments of material. For after
noon and evening gowns modifications
of the hoop skirt idea are allowed but
these present modifications arc essen
tially different from the creations that
belong to an earlier era. They are
softly boned, they are easily handled
and they give really graceful and atA
tractive lines. We have learned a good
many things
since the hoop skirt period
of the last century and these newer
variations thereof are widely different
from their predecessors, however,
much we may owe the suggestion to
the era of long ago.
Russinn and CViVn'il hnv«»
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for some time and a preat deal of bril
liant color is found in the prevailing
fashions, but while that is true on one
hard, on the other it is evident
that we will wear a great deal of
white, a great deal of grey and a
great many of the quiet tan shades
that are always delightful upon the
street. White costumes with black
are exceedingly smart and as a natural
consequence jet is much in demand
both for trimming and for the acces
sories of dress.
Stripes are smart in every material
from silk to cotton. They are found
in tlif most wond*rfnl fnfcrir* for
8991 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Short Coat for
Misses and Small Women, 16 and 18
9028 (With Basting Line and Added
Seam Allowance) Three-Piece Skirt
for Misses and Small Women, 16 and
18 years.
in the simplest linen and cotton fab
rics designed for morning use. They
arc indeed almost ubiquitous but they
mean infinite variety nevertheless, for
the color combinations are many and
We are living in an era of possibility.
Woman has departed front every sug
gestion of the masculine in her dress.
She is no longer severe or tsi'or-made,
she is essentially feminine. She is be
ruffled and beflounced and she is dainty
in the extreme. She trips along in her
light colored shoes and in her dainty
hqsierv lichtlv and -lirilv. F.verv hint
c'f )'^-V -Has,
By May Manton
Wp* \j$3, i\f -•$ "toi-'T'
|('VX feSS
i, 1
May Manton Patterns for these De
signs may be obtained by sending 10
cents for each pattern wanted to the
Fashion Department of this paper.
Fashion Dept.
I enclose '. .for which send me
the following patterns:
Send Pattern No...Size
Send Pattern No Size.....
To (Name)
Street and No.

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