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FRIDAY,DEC.3, 193" THE MICHIGAN DAILY A

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Complete Wardrode Should Include
Dinner Jacket As Well As Taile
White Vests Will Feature
Longer Points; Straight
Lined Vests In Style Yet
By IIA1OLD GARN
Each year evening clothes for the!
well-dressed man show slight modifi-
cations in cut and tailoring, and for-
mal attire for this season is no excep-
tion. The Michigan man who wants"
to be considered correct in his choice
of "after six" clothes for fraternity:
parties and the J-Hop will find that
the high waistlined tailcoats have be-
come outmoded and have been re-:
placed by those with a lower waist-!
line which come to the level of the!
hips.
The lapels form a long soft roll
made of light or heavy-ribbed gros-
grain silk or Barathea cloth, leaving
a space of about two and one-half!
inches at the bottom of the roll be-
tween the lapels. The tails this year
are slightly longer, coming one inch
below the knee. White vests for for-
mal evening wear show a revolution-
ary change in the length of their
points which are much longer than
those of previous seasons, but straight
lined vests are also sho17n by the "
better men's shops. The lodger point-:
ed vests can only be worn with the
lower waistlined tailcoats otherwise
they would come below the front of
the coat.
Midnight blue still remains the fa-
vorite cloth of the fashionable inan
and comes in the cheaper unfin-
ished worsteds, in the more expensive!
Italian worsteds and in a variety of!
other quality cloths. Braid on the:
pants of the tailcoats . is of corded:
silk with a raised ridge in the center.!
Cloth on the buttons on the tail-
coat should either match the cloth
on the lapels or should be covered!
with a checked silk fabric. A new in-
novation on the sleeves is a distinct
cuff edged with a line of ribbed silk.
White ties are of the butterfly-type'

Formal Coats
Will Feature

Swing Fever Gets The Neckties, Too

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By S. R. KLEIMAN
D ra e St hin Approaching Christmas means to!
a elthe average Michigan man but one
thing in addition to seeing the happy
Wide Peak Lapels Found; hunting haunts of earlier escapades}
In Double-breast Carlton -NECKTIES. Not necessarily red and
Model With Back Vent green neckties but usually some night-
marish concoction more terrifying in
Barclay is Favorite silk than in worsted twill.
But fashion and conventionality:
S Ssuggest, and thin purses command
By STAN SWINTON
his that collar-closing cravats be contrib-r
Kid Style is definitely battling uted for male use at the Yuletide by
way into men's fashions, and nothing grandmothers and such. And the
shows this better than the new models warning of one necktie rebel goes un-j
in topcoats and overcoats. heeded. He said, -"Don't marry the of his wife's hands Neckties and
The drape styling, of course, is con- girl who gives you a necktie at Christ-
mas-the next thing you know she'll razors.
tinuing to be popular in the more be tying it for you. And there are two Take rep silk for example. . Retain-
sporty outfits. The big news is that things every wise husband keeps out ing its role as ring-leader in cravat
it haC invradced the formal fild .x- 1 -

wear, it remains the reliable back-
ground for the striped or patterned
tie of the really smart man.
Down South, neckties are used
mainly as the twilight twine for hemp
holidays. Stringing along With sha-
lets and bouclets are the knitted and
the wollies for Dixie swing sessions.
Irish poplins and magadores are
also in the limelight. In Ireland the
necktie gives way to shillelagh sling-
ing fests, but there the sides are more
evenly matched than is the case below
the Mason-Dixon Line.
The foulard in polka dots and small
figures is still popular for semi-formal
wear in Washington, sources close to
the White House report. Except in
the Senate, a completely unofficial
spokesman said, where "everybody is
against the Dixie neckties, but nobody
is willing to do anything about them."

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emplifying this is one single-breasted
model with wide peak lapels and
lower vent. It has three buttons with
a center-vent in back.
Carlton Model Popular
Another very masculine coat for
formal wear is the double-breasted
Carlton. Featuring the new drape
style, it too has wide peak lapels.
Lower flap pockets and a center-vent
in back add to its smartness. The
waist-line is fitted.
One dress overcoat that is very pop-
ular possesses the fly front style with
lower flap pockets and gracefully wide
semi-peak lapels. Strictly fitted, it
also has the velvet collar.-
In the sport topcoats, the Bal-
Raglan, available in either the usual
or reversible models, holds its place
in the fashion sun. Slash pockets
and split sleeves with cuffs are partly!
responsible for its continued popu-
larity.
. Barclay Tailor's Joy
The Barclay model is another style-
setter which continues to bring joy
to the tailor's heart. Double-breasted;
it has slash pockets, a half belt and
an inverted pleat back. Three buttons,
of course, with two to button. The
fashion authorities claim it's smartest
in fleeces.

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Christmas Gifts That Men Will Like

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GLOVES AND MU'FF LERS

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Fine Pigskins, Calfskins and Mochas -styled along
rugged masculine lines-brightly colored Wool knitted
gloves for sport and school - warm durable lined
gloves, $1.25 up. Imported mufflers of soft Scotch
woolens, fancy printed wool challies, new foulard
silks, $1.25 up.

SLIPPERS

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and are becoming more popular with
the well-dressed man than those with
pointed tips. Feather carnations
either in red or white are still being
worn by the smart man, but real flow-
ers are coming into more prominence.
For those who prefer less formal
attire, the tuxedo is still very popular
but is being replaced by the more for-
mal tailcoat, especially in the Eastern
colleges. The double breasted coat
finds more favor with the smart col-
lege man than does the single breast-
ed type. The lapels of the tuxedo
coat shouldbe made of satin, although
a fpw readv-madp coats show the

A three-button, double-breasted
model with lapels rolling to the second
button is also a continued success,
while another three-button double-
-_breasted model with wrap-around
occasions when a tuxedo is worn. The Good Ties Deserve belt and lower slash pockets is widely
I God Vis Deerveworn.
black butterfly-type bow tie also hasr Ad Ate io Tweeds, checks and overplaids still
gained favor for wear this season. hold their popularity on Michigan's!
Silk or opera hats are correct for Good neckties deserve proper care,' fashion-conscious campus. Reversi-
wear with tailcoats and midnight blue but unfortunately very few people ble styles are still selling well too-'
Homburgs or soft felts are permissable know how to preserve their appear- maybe it's the notorious Ann Arbor
for use with a tuxedo. More patent ance. Ties should never be placed weather that's responsible.
leather shoes are also being shown under an iron, but should be 'moist-
for-formal wear this year. The fash- ened with a damp cloth and then:
ionable coat for evening attire is the held against the face of a hot iron. PIPES OF CHERRYWOOD
black Chesterfield with velvet collar. This removes the wrinkles satisfac- Cherrywoods are replacing the old
Black balmacaan coats with ribbed torily. corncob jobs among pipe smokers, we
silk lapels are also being shown and Most reliable dry-cleaning estab- are told. The stem is a hollow quill-
are very popular because they allow lishments will recondition ties for a like contrivance with a rubber grip
the wearer a great deal of freedom very small charge. A tie that has for the teeth. Pigskins tobacco
and do not wrinkle his other attire. been cleaned carefully will far out- pouches are being sold with the
Invernesses are also very popular with last one that has been neglected. cherrywoods.
fastidious gentlemen._

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Have you seen the new NET-
TLETON Loafer, the house~
shoe? Pig grain and wine-
colored calfskin are the
leathers. Years of service,
loads of style. $5.50 - $6.50.
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MODERN LUGGAGE
Any man will be delighted to
own a Styled VAL-A-PAK, the
bag that holds three suits on
hangers, plus all acessories, and
weighs less! Ultra smart in ap-
pearance - moderate in price -
$10 up.

PAJAMAS - ROBES
Pure silk pajamas styled with
extra length lounge coats, belted,
and in the regular models. All
colors -5.00. Many new lounge
styles in other fabrics, $2.50 up.
Silk house coats, flannel cock-
tail jackets. BOTANY wool robes,
imported hand - blocked Java
prints and silk. robes. $10.00 up.

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Buttonholes May Help
In Rolling Back Cuffs
All men's suits carry buttons on the
sleeves; suits for the country having,
three and town suits having fourbut-.
tons on each sleeve. Most of these,
however, have merely a line of stitch-',

Christmas Gifts

SCHICK, the time-tested electric shaver - UNIVERSITY CLUB shaving
essentials - COMOY English pipes -MIXTURE 79 tobacco - LEATHER
GOODS of all kinds - STETSON hat gift certificates - SPORTS WEAR
corauroy, wool gabardine and sweaters - SHIRT and TIE sets - TIE and
SOX sets - unusual gifts from 50c up.
SINCE4

MICHIGAN

JEWELRY

FOUNTAIN PENS,
LEATHER GOODS,

PENNANTS
STATIONERY

Street
State

ribbed silk lapels. The correct dinner ing and will not open.
coat also has horned buttons. Soft Smart custom tailors frequently!
shirts with an attached turned down make the buttonholes workable and
collar have become more popular in in addition to adding an individual
the last few years and add greatly touch to the suit they permit a man'
to the comfort of the wearer, although to roll back his cuffs when he is
the stiff-bosomed shirt and winged washing his hands or doing any sort
collar are still used for more formal of light work that might soil his cuffs.

CHRISTMAS CARDS and WRAPPINGS

STUDENTS SUPPLY STORE
1111 South University Avenue Phone 8688

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GLOVES lined and unlined.
type of glove you can imagine.

Every

SILK PAJAMAS

that# are smartly

styled, $7.00 to $10.00.
Others from $2.00 up.

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GIFT SUGGESTIONS

SWEATERS
HOSIERY

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NECKWEAR

SCARFS

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FITTED CASES

SHIRTS
HANDKERCHIEFS
HUDSON BAY COATS
(Hoods attached)

TIE RACKS

SCHICK SHAVERS
WOOL SPORTCOATS
REVERSIBLE COATS
SHOES

SKI SPORTSWEAR

JEWELRY

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CORDOVAN LEATHER NOVELTIES
A moug Mien, the shop you most of ten hear wnentioned for Quality Men's Wear at the usual

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