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April 06, 1930 - Image 5

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IN FO MA CL DI H E i Paris Notes Indicate Popularity of Sports
Clothes for Late Springs and Summer WearI
D DY O By BELLE. ithree-piece model done in blue and
In the tweed-versus-chiffon-for- brown mixed twedd Tat word
SBUGH , BY W MIN' 1campus-wear sort of campaign, we a a o onigpo
which leading organizations ar e dhsawy fondgpr-
-Isponsoring, there dwells signifi-aicwhich frightens off the more
Women's Athletic Association cance of good taste and chic as sophisticated, svelte type of woman,
C well as of utility. Any girl wvho but hcr fears of the ordinary


Alice Lloyd
ports Plan

I am heartily in accord with
the proposed plan for improving
the manner of dressing among
the girls at the University of
Michigan. At present there is a
decided tendency to over-dress


Sports Clothes. should be completely assuaged ly andt appear oth ampus
______p sthe incrustations of navy blue wo and in claes in dreses and
PLAN PARTY WEDNESDAY Iersey which trim shoulders and coats that suggest an afternoon C
hips in order to obliterate the no- tea. To dress too elaborately for
tion of plainness, and by the egg- an occasion is to be guilty of i
Approval of Many Houses Given shell crepe blouse with the'soften- poor taste. Sports clothes, whichg
at Recent Meeting of ing neck-line. Dark blue kid ox- at the present time are unusual~-t
Representatives. fords and matching felt hat with ly attractive, a d tailor'ie suits
natural tan caneskin gauntlets and dresses would show a great-
As the result of a longstanding complete the outfit, er ape ino ghd' sense t
IhThe sport idea has been coming n
indercurrent of dissatisfaction X1'over the wires frequently in notes I am very willing to expressi
among a large number of women on estraight from Paris. A charmingly my opinion of this project buta
campus, with the prevailing for- vivid ensemble by Chantel puts a any reform in so persona a s
inality of campus clothes, and the. bright green duvetyn jacket 'over matter must come from the stu + S
necessity of always wearing a hat a white and green tweed sport dents themeslves. Since the pres- S
and carrying gloves on campus ,the frock, which buttons at the normal ent move M the direction ofe
Women's Athletic association is waistline and then is fitted into a greater simplicity was initiated
sponsoring a Sports Clothes cam- - series of pleats on the left side. A by the women themselves, 1
paignq. rrtwo inch belt on the jacket gives it have great hope of its success.
The first move in organizing the a new modern sport note, and theni ALICE C. LLOYD
campaign was a meeting which s s s ,s Adviser of Women
was attended by representatives scarf of bright red crepe. Low- t
from the majority of houses. The zheeled green suede and calf ox-
plan was presented to them, and fords and a matching hat that! 11111 11 ''
approved by them, as representa looks much like a beret, because it -
fives for their group, thus ensur- fits neatly and flatteringly around ,.17
ing the support of the organized the wearer's head with no droop-.- +K. 4.
groups of wom.en at Michigan..ing line along the back or sides,,
Women Expect Slow Change. ?r finishes the suit. .;r
The campaign is to continue in- The three-piece golf dresses of
definitely, as a change such as this ' cardigan jersey, which are showing
is necessarily slow. The immediate signs of being extremely popular
results, however, demand the co- for late spring wear, are ideal for
operation of all the groups who practical and daily wear
have signified approval of the plan. . -~.--
According to the committee in i Believing that the proposed
charge of the campaign, those peo- Be g that eipformalityiA
ple who wish to go without hats dres fowan soul re-
Should start doing tm irw dress for' Michigan Should re- mod
Thould s dong so tomorrow.:i ceive the support of all women
Those who wish to wear sports out- oncmuth olwngogn . ~ ~ b''
in h o el a olwteron campus, the following organ- $
fitsand lowheels may follow their izations pledge their cooperationo
onwsewihuworigaotIin the- campaign :-
What other people will think of : WhEN LAGU
them: If all the groups which have WOMEN'S ATHLETIC ASSO-
fgreed to the plans will co-operate, lfoats into a classroom daily CIATION.
there should be a slow but wide- amidst billows of pale blue or rose PANHELLENIC ASSOCIATION .
spread change, without embarass- chiffon, is considerably hampered: MORTARBOARD.
nent to anyone. I and certainly not equipped for ag- SENIOR SOCIETY.
W. A.A. Will Give Informal Party. ressive pursual of culture. WYVERN. 24 South Main Stree
Sport clothes are the thing Much more efficient, as well as PORTIA.
for the Women's Athletic associa- smarter, would she be if attired in ATHENA.
tion party which is being given the suit illustrated, a Schiaprelli -[1111111111 ill-1_1
from4 to 6 o'clock Wednesday in --i--- - -
;he lounge of Palmer Field house. I 1i l tll llllillllf fllt
An iiion ias xtended by the Herma Grabowsky
assoiation to all the women on E plain Proct
campus, to come in their "sport-EP
"In the Sport's Clothes campaign
The affair is being given as a part we are not advocating middies and
of the Sports Clothes c~impaign skirts or flat heeled oxfords for
which is being conducted on cam- school wear", said Herma Grabow-
pus, starting this week. ne of the (sky, general chairman in charge of
features of the party w I be a dis- f all the plans for this week. "On the A uI
usinof the campaign and the, contrary, the entire idea of the
general idea of breaking down the whole campaign is to do away with _
Michigan tradition of "dressing" i the formality of dress that exists'o ish
for classes. At this time, also, defi. on the campus.jEfi. -
nite plans will be announced for Originating many years back, the
the duration of the campaign. rigating many yeafrsactyhes
Entertainment Will Be Varied. {prevailing note of formality has {
Entertainment will be of various grown to such an extent that re-
kns. aneG io an Bararra 1gently there has been quite a lot
kinds. Jane Robinson and Barbara of dissatisfaction on the campus. «<:^: :«r:<<:::s:::
Stratton will present bits from the campus
Junior Girls' Play, as will Maurine against the tradition and almost
Jacobs, who will play the piano. Al- unwritten laws of the Uonanialms.ty ...
bertina Maslen, the barker in the that t ad gloves are University .* f.
play, will sing, and Ruth Kelsey, X* asa fpoe adj
Mlayri Gin, argath Sew-y, must be worn on all occasions. It
art and Elizabeth Woods are to is in an effort to do away with this
dance. Eprevailing idea that all the events
"Sports" Will Be'Offered. of the Sports Clothes Campaign
Besides this mode of entertain- have been planned.
rnent, there will also be contests in "The groups on campus which- r\n }
several "sports" going on in dif- have coope'ated to make the plans i
ferent corners of the room, leaving a success are not attempting to
the center open for dancing. The dictate to anyone what to wear. It
"sports" are ping-pong, jacks, is believed, however, that by bring-
and clock golf. ing this matter of campus dress to=_}.i
Representatives from different the attention of the students the
houses who attended the meeting old idea of formality on the cam-
which was held last week, as a pus will be discarded for informal
preliminary to the campaign, are sports wear, appropriate to the
to be responsible for inviting the school day," Miss Grabowsky con-
members of their houses to the chided. -._a.___
party, and for joining in the dis-
cussion with the ideas expressed
by their respective groups. -
NOTICE. never
There will be a meeting of the
athletic managers of the va- Y.,h

rious houses at 4 o'clock Mon- 1
day in the Barbour gymnasium
_ _ TI
yo Our tassurance o Every woan will rejoice
adge perfection. DEPENDABLE in a fashion so flattering and
truly feminine. Lace yokes, lace
Fraternity and ... blouses, lace frills-are some of -

Boating Was Giddy Recreation, Tennis Was
Only for the Most Daring, in Other Days,. OF I78,
Michigan alumnae, in tracing one arm and our skirts daintily IK[ 0,'INFO HMAL I
the style traits on campus for the up to the ankle with the other
last half century, have noted the G
change from feminity to the sports land. All the dresses were "dressy" Women Wore Hats and Gloves
ype and back to the more formal and most of them were a velvet. Only in Cold Weather
clothes which are worn nowadays. .We had no sports clothes." Hats or for Dress-up'.
"Because there were no organ- were small, fussy, and absurd. And
ized sports for women in the prim we always, always," she concluded, Mrs. Norman Biknell Mansfield,
eighties, women wore few sports "wore hats and gloves to school '26, a former president at The
clothes," said Mrs. Charles H. nd wherever we went. Not to do so
Cooley, who graduated as Elsie !would have been the height of im- Women's League, when interview-
Jones in the class of 1888. "Boat- ropriety." ed, stated, "Women in my time
ing on the Huron was the most Marguerite knowlton, '01, now generally favored sport clothes for
giddy recreation at that time and Mrs. Joseph, A. Bursley, reviewed campus wear. The style trend was
tennis was indulged in by the most f the styles of her day by saying, toward informality. We never wore
daring. Sports apparel was con- "Formality was the keynote of our hats or gloves except in the coldest
sequently limited to boating and campus apparel. Hats and gloves.i weather or for "dress-up." Our
tennis gowns, while campus attire were practically always worn. Our shoes were generally sporty and if
was quite as formal as it is today ! dresses were long, but did not trail we wore high heels on campus they
and hats were always worn, as well on the ground and with their high I were not the steeple height that
as gloves. The tiny waistline, long waistlines did not differ from the I they are now."
weeping skirts, and the coy para- "modern" except for our huge "Comparing the majority of the
ol were much in vogue. How we leg o' mutton sleeves. 'women students today with those
women will return to feminity !" Mrs. W. D. Henderson, '04, tells of my time, I might say that we
exclaimed Mrs. Cooley. the Michigan women of today. to were smartly dressed, but we did
Mrs. George W. Patterson, 'for- beware of long skirts. "For," she not give the current overdressed
merly Merib Rowley, '90, stated, said, "one spent all one's free time appearance. There was a more
"The clothes we wore were perfect- brushing away the dust which ac- noticeable difference in our street
y ridiculous. Skirts were enormous- cumulated as she swept the side- and dress clothes than there is to-
y full like peacocks and we went 1walks with her trailiri campus day, for women now seem to be
to classes carrying our books in gown." "dressed-up" all the time."
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