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les Still in Vogue of Casual Wear

Unsual Hats Favc

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By JUDITH OPPENHEIM

-Daily--Doug Roach
MIX AND MATCH--Sweater and skirt combinations range from
the plaid skirts and complimenting sweaters such as the stone
green ensemble on the left to matching sweaters and skirts like
the outfit on the right, which is bright purple.
AROUND NECK:
Fishermen, Turtle-Necks

Characterize Fall

Sweaters

At the University, casual clothes
haven't changed much in the past
season, and last year's styles are
still much in vogue, Skirts are
still much the same, although
there are more full skirts now
than straight ones.
If one doesn't care to shorten
skirts, a relative newcomer to the
fashion scene, the "knee tickler"
is about an eighth of an inch
longer than a kilt and an eighth
of an inch shorter than an ordi-
nary skirt. It provides a definite
diversion from the ordinary skirt,
and in that it is the only new
variety this season.
Plaids Varied,
Plaids are varied this season,
some in most unusual color com-
binations, but still attractive
enough to lend an added touch of
variety to a wardrobe.
Fewer of the classic tartans are
being shown, and there is a new
insurgence of synthetics, muted
pastel plaids in harmonizing'
shades of brown and gold, crushed
grape, turquoise and blue.
These are most often worn with
the traditional white blouses and
colorful,_ bulky cardigans. The
sweaters, worn with arms in the
sleevs or draped papoose style
around the neck, lend the solid
color to offset the skirt.
Village Collar
Blouses also have remained
much as last season. This is large-
ly as a result of the "~vllage col-
lar" having appeared on the scene
so late last winter.
Mandarin collars are seen more
frequently, some with intricate de-
tails, some quite plain. Some have
turned to the unusual tunic over-
blouse with sash.
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Hint Leather
The word from Paris is that
leather has become the newest
addition to the fashion naturals.
It is being used in every possible
way nowadays, and it's so soft
and supple that it defies you to
tell it from the marvelous country
tweed or jersey.
The American market will soon
be deluged with these leathers.
Water repellency has paved the
way for a rash of them, rangingj
from suede shoes to kidskin coats.
Futher examples of the leather
trend are the "glovey" little suits
and dresses now appearing on thef
scene. One such suit is in bright'
cognac suede, with a fringed belt
loosely tied low. It's dress counter-
part is of soft blue suede, sashed
and unsleeved.
Leather is expensive at this
point, but the copies of the copies
will soon be available, and the
rush will be on. Retailers predict
real success for leather - the
newest of the fashion naturals.

Hats on campus are generally
off, in deference to the coed's sim-
plicity ideals.
Church parties and weddings
bring out the fuss and feather
hats. This season the word is furs
and feathers with high crowns.
Also interesting are the jewel
and flower - under - glass treat-
ments. Sparkling sequins and
realistic posies are arranged on
bases of satin, tulle, brocade, or
velvet and then covered with misty
layers of veiling.
In a more casual vein, heavy
wool yarns are crocheted with
metallic threads to fashion bum-
per bill boxes and fez toques that
coordinate wonderfully with fall's
knits and tweeds.
Interwoven feathers of all colors
and designs are being worn. Best
example of this is the seemingly
leopard skin which in reality is
made of feathers.
The general look is close to the
head, with the sides rising to a

-Daily-Mike Rontal
SITTIN' PRETTY -- This typical collegiate ensemble centers
around a skirt length kilt of a red tartan plaid. The white blouse
has the popular narrow round collar, and the band along the
button holes and clutch purse are made of the same material as
the kilt.
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By PAT GOLDEN
Almost any style or weight
sweater is appropriate this year,
but there's only one way to wear
it: tied around your neck.
This novel idea is particularly
handy for bike riders and book-
laden pedestrians, when the weath-
er is too warm to warrant com-
plete bundling up. As the tempera-
ture drops, however, more and
more coeds will be untying the
hangman's knot and wearing their
sweater the normal way, with
arms in the sleeves.
The classics, crewnecks and'
cashmeres are very much in fash-
ion this year. Crewneck cardigans
have come out in a much wider
color range, and with variations
in weight and fuzziness. The new-
er colors, turquoise, lavender and
shades of rust are so popular that
few stores are offering classic
navy blue. Brown, which was dif-
ficult to find last year, is readily
available now.'
Fisherman Knits
Fisherman knits in natural-
toned, waterproof wool have been
reduced to more reasonable prices'
this season. They reflect a general
trend toward intricate hand-knit
patterns. Cable-stitched cardigans
in white and a few colors are also
attracting attention.

For the first time in several
years, turtle-necks are back. Dou-
ble-turtle necks, and turtle inserts
are some variations on the high-
necked theme. Stand-away roll col-
lars and cowl necklines like turtle-
necks, accent the eyes. However,
they sometimes overpower short-
haired girls with small faces.
The shaggy look continues this
year with mohair, brushed orlon,
and fuzzy wool. Many mohair
sweaters are patterned in several
colors, with the long hairs blend-
ing for a blurred effect.
Patterned Sweaters
Other patterned sweaters are
both' machine and hand-knit ski
designs, and stamped floral de-
signs.
The trend toward color-match-
ing is even greater this year, and
sweaters are available in a fan-
tastic array of shades to facilitate
matching even the most obscure
purples and greens. Fast-becom-
ing a classic is the plaid kilt with
coordinated crewneck cardigan'
featuring a band of the plaid ma-
terial.
For the daring (and all) knee
length sweaters are also in vogue.
These may be worn with or with-
out a skirt. A modification of this
style is the. crewneck dress, and
elongated sweater to be worn
with heels and hose.

colorful crown. The high crown
peacock hats have taken to the
vegetable world. Artichokes, hy-
dras and chorals can be seen wav-
ing in the fall breezes.
Whimseys are getting more pop-
ular. Feathers or a touch of fur
with an Arabian veil are selling
well.
Gems Swing Low
Jewelry for fall is created in the
image of the fashions it accom-
panies. The trend toward opulence
in fabrics, for example, is re-
flected in the lavishness of over-
grown bib necklaces. Big, bold,
and bulky, these capitalize on the
simplicity of the new necklines.
The 1930s look in clothes is
largely responsible for a new mati-
nee length in bead ropes and
chains. Chest length and longer
these low swinging necklaces are
geared to equally low waistlines.

TOPPING IT OFF
... with a new fall hat

There is nothing quite so grand as
our beautiful sheaths -'and we've
loads of the season's smartest styles
. . . in lots and lots of newest colors.
Sizes 7-15-tall 10-18-average 8-20
Cotton knits from 10.95-Italian wool
knits-crepes--jerseys-from 18.95.
Dress sheaths with jackets in brocades,
sheer wools and crepes from 29.95.

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By SUSAN STAGG
A "versatile" suit is perfect for
every occasion this season. It is
just right for that luncheon date,
the afternoon tea, dinner and the
theatre.
Very popular this season for
school and date wear are the
mixer suits. More casual than the
traditional suit, they feature a
short jacket and ,a full skirt. Bold
plaids and bright solid colors set
the trend in these useful gar-
ments.
Jade Green Weaves
Jade green basket weave is styl-
ish in a straight collarless jacket
and skirt. The "V" neck jacket
may be worn with matching -vest
and co-ordinated blouse or sweat-
er. A choice of either straight or
full skirt is offered. A "chanel"
jacket, accented with brown trim
over a hip stitched skirt is beau-
tiful butterscotch plaid is also
shown.
Two-tone mixers are popular.
One features a grey double-breast-
ed grey jacket with round collar
and three-quarter length sleeves.
The skirt is grey and tan plaid.
Unpressed box pleats give it full-
The strki is grey and tan plaid.

Unpressed box pleats gives it full-
ness.
The walking suit has been popu-
lar for many years. A long jacket,
three-quarter to full-length will
keep you warm on the brisk but
sunny autumn days.
Outstanding Tweed
An outstanding black and white
tweed is featured with a straight
full length coat. Large black but-
tons accent the tweed. A small,
high collar gives the coat that
stylish, pencil-thin look. The basic
straight skirt is worn with a long
sleeved black jersey blouse.
Even popular camel is used very
effectively in a fur collared walk-I
ing suit. The double breasted
jacket in mid thigh length.
A round fox collar makes this
suit one of those special ones you
never forget, The collar is remov-
able for all-season versatility.
Brilliant color adds gayiety to
many of the winter fashions. A
shocking purple wool suit will lend
color to any wardrobe. This suitI
has a broad round collar on the
hip length .jacket. The straight
skirt may be attractively worn
with or without the jacket when
a co-ordinated blouse is used.

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