THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10. 1965
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1965
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
Imported'Poor Boy' MakesODebut .t... 'i
In Time for Winter's Chills
A "Poor Boy" is, first, a woman's
sweater, and second, relatively
expensive. The average price of a
well-made Poor Boy runs between
$10 and $30. All this, howevei', is
not the paradox that it would
seem. For the design of the pull-
over is directly stolen from the
Italian Flea Market. European
visitors found a short-sleeved
sweater, made of a heavy string
mesh, selling for about 50 cents in
the open peasant marketplace. At
this low expense, the sweaters
were sold and worn by hundreds
of thousands of genuinely poor to classic wool in several years.
children. However, to the Ameri- Actually, the form of the sweater
can tourists, the mesh -pullover is nothing radical; it merely com-
provided an ideal garment to cam- bines several traditional aspects
ouflage their nationality, and to into a new functional unit. The
prove themselves just "one of the most common- Poor Boy features
peasants." The returning vaca- a mildly scooped out neckline,
tioners brought the look back to brief capped sleeves, and all-over
the United States, where a little vertical ribbing. Variants on the
American inguenity was applied. same general theme, are adorned
The result - new and vastly at the yoke with a variety of
papular sweater fashion. cross-weave stitches and lattice.
The reason for the Poor Boy's work. Or, in moderately sharp
appeal is its novelty. It is the first contrast, there are the "Ginger-
really unique design to be applied bread" designs of lacy knit.
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- Night Concert
In answer to the demands of
an irate student body, the Home-
--- comding Concert .this year .will be
a "double featu re" At 7 and later
:.... at 9:30 p.m., Hill Aud. will fill
to view the twin performance of
Peter Nero and the Righteous
f~~Brothers.- This program. of two -->
:::.;.;>:.:->:.. . .. ....... ,. f:.. separate acts is designed to ap-
peal to the necessarily wide tastes
and interests of a large University
Peter Nero is a pianist of the
first rank, with his musical train-
ing coming from the Julliard
School of Music, among others.
The Righteous Brothers are also
talented and extremely popular
musicians. They are well known
to those who watch the "Top-
This brief ribbed pullover is typical of the Italian influence this season's sweaters for the gentle sex.
CHECKMATE for SPORTCOATS 'N' SLACKS i
The fur collar of this changeable coat ensures snuggly warmth
for the winter months.
Furs Make Campus Scene
SPORT COAT from
Although few coeds will be
frolicking the winter through in
ermine wraps, the luxury of a
good fur will be kept up in minia-
ture. Many collegiate coat manu-
facturers have displayed a winter
line of fur-lined and fur-en-
hanced wools. Moreover, the syn-
thetic mimicks and non-mimicks
are appearing in a dizzying
Fox, in a polite salt-and-pepper,
wraps the inside and spills over
the margin of many new designs.
Or, for those who enjoy the same
look, wth a little less luxury and
expense, there is the front panel
trim:of the same warm fur. Rab-
bit, raccoon, and squirrel do the
same lovely things, for a wide
array -of inexpensive fur fun.
Along with the good imitation,
the obviously fake fur has come
into its own as a piece of warmth
See Checkmate's huge
Continental and Ivy styles
and a lively nev
is born! Wool
in szes small, me
Cotton shirt and h
wool pants in
A. Deep-ribbed tur
Crey or red check
302 S. State St.
Ann Arbor, Mich.
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orethe lightest casuals you con wear.
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