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Opaque S1
Sends Make Cam
Best Wishes for a I By LYNDA SCHMEDLEN
t Perennial girl watchers have
Joyous Holiday Season had a field day this fall watching
short-skirted girls hiking around
TO ALL OUR FRIENDS campus. Along with short skirts
came all modes of leg wear-knee
socks, 'over-the-knee' socks, fish-
_ nets, and opaque stockings._
This year, opaque stockings
have stepped into the limelight to
augment the 'complete' look in
936 NORTH MAIN-662-2541 fashion. Knee socks as always
continue to be popular with spor-
r ty skirts and kilts. The over-the-

tockings, Short Skirts
pus Look Complete'



Campus Stores Sell Jewelry from Fa

knee sock has experienced a wane
in popularity. Fishnets and win-
dowpane stockings have also made
way for the opaques.
Opaque stockings are smooth,
unpatterned stockings reminis-
cent of 'tights' of years gone by.
Campus stores such as Jacobson's,
Marti Walker, and Marilyn Shop-
pe, have stocked their shelves
with the opaque line. Originally
the opaques were available only In
white, explained a buyer from
Marti Walker. The stockings are

A Special Selection of
For Christmas Giving

now available in a kalideoscope of
colors. The buyer said that "navy,
black and brown are the most po-
pular colors."
Sporty and Dressy
There are two types of opaques,
those of nylon length, which is all
the Marilyn Shoppe stocks, and
the panty-hose or tights. Tights
are more in demand because of
fashionable shortness of skirts.
Opaque stockings are more prac-
tical than fishnets or window-
panes because they can be worn
with both sporty and semi-formal
The representative of Marti-
Walker explained that the cur-
rent opaque fad was simply a con-
tinuation of the complete look
and is especially popular now with
the high hemlines. When asked if
the fashion in leg wear will con-
tinue, she replied, "It won't last
if hemlines go down." She added.
however, that Marti Walker has
ordered opaques in light shades for
To give an example of relative
popularity of the opaque this ex-
ample was cited : for every pair of
fishnets sold in Marti Walker this
fall, 50 opaques were sold. From
mid-September ot mid-November.
300-dozen pairs of opaque tights
have been sold by Marti Walker.
Next fall the hemline threatens
to falland if it does the opaque
will fade out. So enjoy the short
skirts and sprity legs while you
Student Book Service
where the virtues
buy their books & gifts,

New York Graphic


Pins made out of shellacked
bread and matzo, necklaces made
from chains of belts and bells,
cuff links decorated with copies
of art masterpieces all of these
items of jewelry can be seen and
bought in the shops of Ann Arbor.
The bread jewelry is sold on the
basement floor of Stanger's for
$1.25. The chains of belts and bells,
can be found at Stanger's, Artis-
ans, and Plaster of Paris, ranging
in price from $1.00 to $6.00. Cuff
links with copies of masterpieces
by Gaugan, Rhaphael, David, or
Manet, are sold at Tice's Men's
Shop for $5.00.
A Christmas shopper can find
jewelry in all shapes, sizes, and
prices within walking distance of
campus. Prices range from 10
cents for little ladybug or snail
collar pins sold at Chester Ro-
berts Card and Candy, to as
much as can be afforded for
made-to-order diamond rings at
Austin Diamond Co. In between
are all kinds of jewelry for fun
and dress.
The fun jewelry can be found
on the basement floor of Stanger's
and at Plaster of Paris. Stanger's
has a large assortment of pins and
rings in ceramic, plastic, tile, or
enamel, costing from $1:25 to
$5.00. Bobby pins and barrettes to
match, the rings cost from $2.00
to $3.50.
'Sugar-Free' Earrings
Stanger's also has a variety of
pierced earrings and fake pierced
from $1.25 to $2.50, in materials
ranging from paper mache to tin.
The earrings made out of tin are
eye-catching. Made in different
geometrical shapes and bright
colors, they carry slogans such as
Fire!, Sugar Free, or Miller High
Life. Beads and bells are in abun-
dance at Stanger's, ranging from
59 cents to $4.00.
Orange watches with green
bands, peacock feather earrings,
and silver plated hairpins are sold
at Plaster of Paris. The watches,
which also come with green faces
and orange bands, sell for $12.00.
The peacock feather earrings cost
$2.50, and the silver plated hair-
pins are 75 cents. Plaster of Paris
also has American Indian beads
for $2.00.j

eery and Indian weaang jeweiry
are priced from $8. In addition,
the Medina has Haitian and Jam-
aican plum pit beads for about a
The India Art Shop carries for-
eign wares, as its name suggests.
However, most of the India Artj
Shop's jewelry is not from India,
but from Thailand, Mexico, Tur-
key, Pakistan, and Israel. Poisen
rings from Mexico, silver puzzle
rings from Turkey and gold mesh
rings from Thailand start at $6.
The India Art Shop also has bone
and ivory jewelry from $5.50.
Handmade Jewelry
Fun and dress jewelry can be
found in small but interesting as-

tons come eight for $3.50, in
brightly colored animal and toy
shapes. Camelet Brothers feature
Scottish handwrought silver pins
in its woman's department. The
pins, heavy in design, range in
price from $11.00 to $15.00.
More conventional types of
jewelry are also found in abun-
dance in Ann Arbor stores. Burr
Patterson & Auld Co. specialize
in the sorority-fraternity jewelry,
and also jewelry with the Michi-
gan crest. A lavalier with greek
letters costs $5.00. Sterling silver
or gold-filled bracelets and neck-
laces cost $5.00, and are crested
with fraternity, sorority, or col-
lege insignias free of charge. Burr

Foreign jewelry is worn for both sortments at clothing stores. The
fun and dress. The Medina, Arti- Bagpiper, a college shop for girls,
sans, and the India Art Shop fea-jhas handmade pins and buttons,
ture this type of jewelry. The Me- made in Kalamazoo under the'
dina has jewelry from Israel, Por- dn
tugal, India, Yemen, Thailand, signature of Sue Lewis. The pins
and Mexico. Portuguese bracelets are made of laminated fabric or
start at $5, Israeli handmade jew- paper, and come in flower shapes
..A y or~riTnri~a. ;with different patterns. The but- I

Patterson & Auld also sells class cle pir
rings, which cost $40.00 and must pins ar
be ordered several weeks in ad- mtol5
vance. shapes
Gold and Dressy
Christmas shoppers looking for a sob
dressier jewelry will probably find rings r
a- trip to Schlanderer & Sons Schlan
worthwhile. The ever-popular cir- and sc
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ONE OF THE BIGGEST selling jewelry items is earrings, both
pierced, and those with the pierced ear look. Right for the dress-
up Christmas season are these crystal drop earrings.




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