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March 14, 1937 - Image 16

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The Michigan Daily, 1937-03-14

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FHE MiCHIGAN bAiLY

Sir,

elliDressed Man Includes Colors Of Tie And Suit In S

'hirt

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Trend In Town,
Country Favors
Striped Shirts
Checks, Basket Weaves
Are Also Popular; Locale
Is Determined By Cut
This season the spaced-stripe shirt
is one of the favorites. Shirts of this
description are suitable for town or
country wear, and the locale in which
they are best worn is determined not
so much by the pattern as by the cut
of the collar. While checked shirts
and basket weave patterns, as well as
solid colors, are still popular, the most
defined trend is towards stripes.
Striped shirts are by no means an
innovation but the character and I
spacing of the stripes is very different
from those shown in recent years.
Well-dressed men try to incorporate
in their shirts the colors of both the
tie and the suit. For example, a blue
suit with a wine-colored tie would
look well if worn with a shirt having
a light blue background and a very
fine wine-colored stripe.
Long Points Come Back
The first shirt shown here has the
long-pointed collar known as the
"London lounge." This collar has a
point 3'/8 inches in length, and it
is by no means to be confused with
the exaggerated longpointed collars
seen a few years ago. It is an ideal
collar for short men or those with
round faces and short necks, as it
tends to make the neck and face
look longer and more slender. The
pattern shown here carries one broad
and one fine stripe at spaced inter-
vals. This pattern reflects the trend
in London today. With it is worn a
shower spot tie.
Designed For Town
The second shirt is designed for
more formal occasions in town. The
body of the shirt is solid color, the
cuffs are white starched French fold
cuffs, and the demi-bosom bears hor-
izontal stripes and is starched. The
collar worn with this is the wide-
spread "Kent" collar, which is be-
coming to most men. Shown with it
is a solid color satin tie of the same
shade as the cuff links.
With dark town suits this shirt is
at its best, but it is also appropriate
with shades of grey and lighter brown
is not recommended for use with
tweeds, cheviots or shetlands. It is
especially appropriate for tall, thin

men, as it gives greater breadth to The collar has a medium point and
the figure and distracts attention is suitable to most types of faces.
from their height. A solid color satin With it is worn a broad club striped
tie is something of an innovation in tie.
this field and its intrinsic smart- While it is not always desirable
ness indicates that it will become an to combine *oo many patterns of the
established favorite, same description (i.e., checked shirts,
Conservative Pattern Shown ties and handkerchiefs, or striped
The bottom-most shirt of this shirts, ties and handkerchiefs) in this
group is in a conservative pattern case the very fine spaced stripe of
suitable for country wear, but not the shirt and the bold broad stripes
inappropriate in town. It is an ideal of the tie are so different in char-
shirt for the semi-sport suit of flan- acter that no monotony or similarity
nel, cheviot or Saxony. The fine is felt, and for all intents and pur-
stripes are placed closely together in poses the tie and shirt are of different
groups of two, set at broad intervals. patterns.
You'll find the complete answer to "what's new"
in the show cases of our Furnishings Department .
on the Clothing Racks in our Clothing Department
. on the Shelves of our Hat Department !

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A favorite with the
Young Men
$4.00 and $5.00
By Malory

The TOWNWEAVE
$30.00
The SAXONWEAVE
$3i.00
Tlhe WORSTED-TE'X
$40.00
SILK TIES
Smart Figured Silk Ties
By Cheney
$1,00 and $1L50

*I
By Manhattan
$.200 and $2.50

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Inc.

The Downtown Stoe for Michigan Men
309 -O - 4 t
309 SOUTH kMA NSTRIEET

GLEN PLAID
in
abardine
NO DOUBT you will want some-
thing entirely New for Spring.
By combining the cool comfort

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and long

wearing

qualities of

Gabardine with the smart style
of GLEN URQUHART we have
one of the finest values ever
offered in Spring and Summer

woolens. All our garments
hand cut and tailored to

are
Suit

your individual tastes.
$45
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