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Spring Suits Combine Checks, Plain Wools

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary!

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Skirts Pleated Circularly;!
Balloon Skirt Of Silkj
Is WidelyAcclaimed
Many New Models,
Suggest Gibson Girl
By KAY MAC IVOR
Skirts and sweaters still get a,
unamious vote as the ideal outfits
for campus wear. Now the thing is
to have as many different skirts as!
possible instead of just the one which
has been combined with a good many
sweaters.
Stores are bringing in a broad
assortment of colors and styles in
skirts whch are very tempting when
we are in a "Springy" frame of mind.
With so many different combinations
possible, the new skirts encourage
even the slightest flair for originality
which you may have.
"Balloon" Shirts Billow
The "Balloon" skirt Is-the latest
version with its new billowing fullness
which is gathered in folds at the three
inch waist band. The material, of
fine quality of silk, allows the skirt
to hang gracefully from the waist.1
The designer was evidently thinkingf
back to the days of the "Gibson
Girl" influence when he created this
model. We had an immediate mental
picture of a light chiffon shirtwaist
with huge "mutton leg" sleeves above
this "balloon" skirt.
Stitched Pleats Are Practical
Circularly pleated skirts are being
shown in many more varied styles,
and they are turning to more practi-
cal and becoming lines. Now we
don't need to be afraid of getting
a style which will add inches to our
figure. They have cleverly placed
stitchings. and gores which are still
fashionably full but absolutely not
broadening. One type of gored skirt
is similar to a sunburst. The stitch-
ing is close together at the' top and
;radually widens as it nears the hem.
Indications af a practical minded
designer are those skirts which in-
stead of having pressed pleats are
stitched to keep the creases neat and
unwrinkled after an all day's wearing.
Waistlines Are Raised
Another group of those fine tex-
tured flannels features those unique
raised waistlines. A handsome pig-
skin belt at the natural waistline

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S--- Artificial posies which are worn at a few which add a bright touch of
Variety Of Suits Shown the neck or waist of a dress and on Spring to new costumes.
W h1 V . iapels of coat or suit are found in all Buds and full blown blosso ms perch
}With Iiagonal, eri sizes and colors. sprigtly vhito dais- precariously at all angles on the new-
Or Hiorizonital Stripes est hats.
ies with yellow centers, paper-white Small bouquets to be worn in the
z , . yacinths, bright buttercups and luge hair add a bright touch when ithey
Coaats Are 1 a t ored re, pink and white carnations are but carry out the colors in the new prints.
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By JEANNE FOSTER:
The foundation sone of every
woman's spring wardrobe, the suit,
appears this year in combinations of
stripes, plaids, or monotones.
A black fitted suit seen in an Ann
Arbor shop has a black and white
triped coat with wide sleeves and a
little turn over collar. The suit jacket
buttons with silver buttons all thej
way down the front and has a narrow!
leather belt.
Stripes Coverage
Stripes are used in the skirt of a
two-piece suit whose monotone jacket
buttons tight across the chest and
falls open at the waist. The sleeves
are tight and the turn over collar,
narrow. The jacket of another two-
piece suit exploits converging stripes
wkhile' its skirt is plain black and is,
cut simply.
Red Jabot Trims
The jacket of another soft wool
two-piece is cut with the broad and
narrow stripes running horizontally
instead of vertically. It falls open
down the front and is caught to-
gether with a buckle at the waist.
The pleated skirt is a monotone.
Navy also appears in a variety of
striped/ combinations. One vertically
I striped jacket has a stand-up collar,
thin patent belt, no buttons and four
1 pockets cut with stripes running hor-
izontally for trimming. A flashy red
jobot and long striped coat complete
the costume.
Piping Is Used
Another striped navy has the
jacket piped with a wide stripe of
self material, and another is trimmed
with a wide band of stitching. Both
have bright silk jabots and narrow
leather belts.
Plaids 'and checks come in for at-
tention, also. These appear in both,
the strictly tailored and dressmaker
jackets and in both pleated and gored
skirts. Plain color, or striped boleros
are a jaunty variation of the typical
spring suit. -
MEXICAN SWAGGER IN BRIMS
With peaked crowns or softly-
rounded tops, the new Mexican som-
breros appear in felts and light
straws. Banded gaily in bright{
braidings, or leather trims, they may
have fly-away scarfs at the back.

VOGUE HANDKERCHIEF
OF-THE-MONTH
Daffodils
and Violets
Many other lovely flowered hand-
U kerchiefs in all colors: Black,
Navy, Pink, Dubonnet, Green!
..Always Reasonably Priced . .
GAGE LiNEN SHOP
10 NICKELS ARCADE

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ness. Even the names they have at-I
tached to the various shades are a
little out of the ordinary-poker rose,
hyacinth blue, tiger gold, mermaid
aqua and spring brown.
All of these skirts are in delightful'
spring pastels-with much emphasis
on beige and grey and even the most
particular of buyers is sure to be
pleased.
Gay Persian Scarfsj
Give Desired Dash

Accessory
Achieve

Colors
Harmony

YES! The New Coiffures and the Chapeaux

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The Salad Bowl, the

Vivid colorings and typical Persian
designs give many of the new scarfs
Watch That Waistline! the fashion flair that's needed to dress
Experts Warn Women tup the simply tailored suit costume.
Striking white accessories will be Severe necklines, women have found,
seen with black or navy costumes, are not too flattering, so the bright
especially as warmer weather ap- printed scarfs are welcome acces-
proaches. But for Easter, the pale sories,
pastels are considered more formal Squares, or long Ascot scarfs are
and more flattering. i favored, worn in a soft draped effectf
Where possible, dark and light ac- or as typical Ascot ties with the ends
cessories are combined with Spring tucked into the waist coat of the suit.
costumes. A lovely harmony of col- Coat necklines are also softened by
ors is thus achieved, by matching these scarfs, especially siuce the tail-
shoes, bag and costume, with har- ; ored yet feminine princess "reefer"'
monizing gloves, neckwear and hat. coat is a Spring favorite.

Be your own severest critic, says
the expert corsetiere.
When you notice that suggestion of
"tummy," be firm. Try a porous two-
way stretch pantie. If that doesn't,
work, a batiste girdle with panels of
embroidered batiste and a baby zip-
per, should do the trick. _
For the figure still less amenable
to current lines, an all-in-one of
knitted lastex offers a solution.
Helen Jacobs, Designer
Of Sport Togs, Scores
Taking time off from the world of
active sports, Helen Hull Jacobs this
year designed some snappy sport togs
for the modern athletic girl.
Among the coats on display in many
stores is a sport coat Miss Jacobs d,
signed. It is beige in a style made for
ease and comfort. The two big pleats
in the back give the skirt fullness. A
double-breasted front adds to its
smartness.
In the sports wear there is Miss
Jacobs' choice of stock sweater which
can be worn with shorts or slacks.

61 3 East Williams Street

4 doors off State

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For All Occasions!

GAY ... fresh ... invig-
orating swirl skirts with
linen or organdy blouses.
Our spring assortments
of scintillating ... glam-
orous.. . exhilarating
frocks you won't want
to miss.
DAYTIME FROCKS
SPORT FROCKS
FORMALS
DINNER FROCKS
Spring Suits

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STUNNINGLY TAILORED with that chic, bouyant
atmosphere which Spring calls for. You simply
can't be without one of these All-Occasion

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