TIDE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY. 21 MARCH 1965
PAGE TWO THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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This Spring- THE NEW FASHIONS:
U.S. Designers Forecast Wild Season
By FRAN LIPTON
and DONNA MEYER
Spring is definitely coming. The
Diag is covered with four feet of
water, the lawn in front of An-
gell Hall is spongy, and petunias
are sprouting in Harlan Hatcher's
I should care, you say? Well
mud-bedecked, students of this
grand and glorious institution,
never say you shouldn't care.
Throw away your moldy white
levi slim-fits, your madras um-
brellas, and give your cranberry
weejuns to your Aunt Sadie. Now
is the time for all good girls to
don the funky fashions of this
Ethnic is out this spring, army
surplus is in. Outside camouflage
helmets are not only practical,
but NOW they're in fashion, folks.
Dirty workshirts and painted jeans
are even better looking with
ground-in mud. This look is eas-
ily achieved by jumping off your
bike and rolling down the Hill.
in order to be saved from on-
going Honda's or BMW's, as the
case may be.
Hair, this fine spring, is be
ing worn long and stringy, with
both ears elegantly protruding
Underwear is definitely OUT. And
so is color. Your mother wears
By ADRIA E. SCHWARTZ To accentuate the waistline, belts
are in, Belted coats, dresses and
March blows in carrying with it suits are the thing. Wide, narrow,
inds, the shadow of income 1 smniieplethe.stin. buck-
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taxes, and the lure of store win- les and bows.
dows splash-filled with fashions To cover those knees and shape-
forly legs are stockings, which grow
- a sea of stripes and plaids, but- wilder as the days grow long.
tonsmanbdsgnr.Chartreuse, purples and pinks for
American designers are running isotwielc n lc o
the gamut, from a look of old SPOni, white lace and black for
maid prudery to the daring devil- evening wear.
may-care of the flappers. Dresses Cinderella's Slipper
are long-sleeved with small but- This spring, Cinderella's slipper
tons up to the collar-they're takes the form of spool and
reminiscent of Bemelman's "Mad- stacked heels. No longer will po-
eline." The suits are tailored, tentially beautiful women wobble
tailored, tailored! to and from the theater.
Ben Zuckerman is showing a Slacks (many thanks to Norell)
gray, short-waisted suit, with are here to stay. The emphasis
broad shoulders which dates back now however, is on shirts. Shirts
to the turn of the century school- for every hour-cocktail, to pool-
marm days. His coats, too, have side. Safari shirt, smocks, boy-
broad padded shoulders, with shirts, girl-shirts. Gingham, leath-
smaller waistlines, flowing easily er, corduroy-checks and pin-
over the hips. stripes - everything imaginable -
Knee Focus and more.
At the other extreme, the focus Now is the time to start getting
is on knees. Make them count, those figures into shape! Mal-
girls, because hems are going colm Star, dressmaker describes
ever-upward. A-line skirts are the new look: "We resized our
here to stay, vying only with patterns for what we feel is the
masses of pleats to round the hips, modern proportion, Much smaller
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look to the shoulder, sleeve and
bosom cut higher. A little less
narrow in the hips. And for that
1 o o k of youngness, waistlines
shortened, but shortened at the
front of the dress only. . . ..Of
course, much much shorter skirts."-
Chose your image: scooped neck
and decollete, or "'high-buttoned"
shoes and starched white collar.
To top it off, the millinery has
modified the Chaplin derby, and
revamped Sabu's safari hats for
It's bound to be a swinging
FOR THE MEN-MINDED GIRL this spring, madras culottes win again.
jane reed, judi neibrief, beth steely, hedie
hirsch, jeff howard, brian bilzen, jacob
epstein, bruce hillman, charles sutherland,
thanks so very much!1
306-10 So. Main St.
FOR THE SOPHISTICATE in you, try the Kimono look this
spring. Matched with a Helenca shell you can wear it both day
the little look
hat's BIG this year
Perfect to wear with the
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