Attractive Rainwear Catches Feminine Appeal
Little Change in Women's Hats,
Wearing 'Beehive' for Spring
By BEATRICE TEODORO
Girls at the University are sat
str-ing to wear more attractive rain-
New patterns in madras and cot-
ton are being widely chosen by the
This does not mean that the
plain poplin style is on its way out,
but it does mean that more accent
is being put into rainwear.
Warmer weather is here, and so
is rain. Therefore, rainwear is a
must in every girl's wardrobe.
With spring has come the 1960
standards for the University coeds
concerning the "ins" and "outs" of
On - its way out, the fuller sil-
houette of the trenchcoat is meet-
ing the double breasted, belted,
foreign-intrigue style as it comes
in. Already in is the slim look of
the Chesterfield, and definitely out
is the practical oilskin slicker.
These trends reflect the theory
that in the gloom of rain, women
prefer attractiveness to practi-
Many new fabrics are becoming
popular. Raincoats can be found
in Madras, corduroy, boutique, cot-
ton knit, seersucker and the peren-
nial poplin. All fabrics are treated
for water "resistance" or "repel-
Accessories that continue to
carry out the fabric and color
trends are fashionable. Matching
hats, scarves and slim umbrellas
are available in all patterns and
materials. Scarves are in only if
they are tied at the back of the
neck. Repellent velvet berets are
popular if they match the velvet
collar of a Chesterfield coat. And
umbrellas are in if they are of the
slender, parasol variety.
Color Is the keynote for all
spring rainwear. Bright plaids,
prints, checks and stripes are re-
placing khaki and olive green as in
colors. Seersucker materials are
coming in tapestry patterns. And
white is returning as the biggest
in color of the year.
The trend to brighter colors and
more attractive, versatile fabrics
in rainwear is definitely in. And
with the wide varieties of styles
and materials available, perhaps
even the Ann Arbor rain will be-
To be well-dressed, every woman
needs at least one hat in her
wardrobe. Wearing her new chap-
eau and heels the woman feels
fresh and smart and knows she
looks as well as she feels.
The clip-on usually consists of
a band which fits across the head
with a small veil attached. Styles
vary from the very plain to others
which have feathers, brocade or
flowers on them. "Whimsey" hats
are oval and may have netting,
bows or flowers on the crown.
They are worn by many today,
and make a simple accessory for
This spring the new look is
known as the Beehive. It is shaped
just exactly as the word implies
and is covered with loads of flow-
ers. Many women seem to have the
same reaction toward it. First they
laugh at it, then they buy them
and enjoy them.
Whatever the style or shade
may be this season, women are
turning as usual to hat shops to
find one of their most needed ac-
BEEHIVE LOOK-This spring women will be seeing layers upon
layers of flowers adorning the latest in hats-the beehive.
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RAIN OR SHINE-,Rainwear has always been popular in Ann
Arbor. This year the accent is toward the more attractive look.
NO-RUN MADRAS-Madras is being used for many things today
including raincoats. This green chesterfield has one unique feature,
it does not run. This season the University will be seeing this
exciting look in rainwear.
ATTRACTIVE PATTERNS-Raincoats are becoming more and more attractive each
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