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April 30, 1941 - Image 7

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Comfort, Style
Feature New
Sport Shirts
Washable Fabrics Will Make
Slack Sets More Popular; Polo,
'T' Shirts To Be FashionableI
Appealing combinations of style,
comfort and utility will be featured
in th new sport shirts and slack sets
which will be offered in refreshing
fabrics and colors this summer.
Practical-minded men will welcome
the announcement that manufactur-
ers have developed new high quality
washable fabrics. This advantage
should make the neat-appearing'
slack suits more popular than ever
because dry cleaning will no longer
,be necessary.,
New Werers For T-Shirts #
The classic "T" shirt, never extinct,
will find many new wearers during
the coming season. Shown in solid
colors and bold stipings, polo and
"T" shirts will be made in wrinkle-
resistant spun rayon and cotton ma-
terials. Wearing qualities are said to
be better than ever.
Of interest is a new gabardine shirt
which can be worn either with a
jauntily open collar or with a tie-
but neatly. This shirt should answer
a long-standing and just need, for
it is not only two-purpose but it has
the unique feature of being immedi-
ately convertible.
Covert cloth, long a favorite for
top coats and suits, will be offered
in several shades of long-sleeved
shirts. These shirts, light and ab-
sorbent, should be exceptionally
Ease And Camfort
Styled for ease and comfort, the
new sports ensembles will give satis-
faction to all with their non-sloppy
fit and appearance. Prices, although
generally rising, are not expected to
affect these clothes unduly as im-
proved quality will much enhance
actual value.-
Solid colors promise to stay in the
top rank though white will not havei
its usual vogue. Pastels will be the
newest innovation and are slated toI
be a big hit.I
Greater styling seems assured with
long sleeves offering a threat to short
sleeved garments.
You Can Wear A Hat
In The Summer, Too
Hats, one or more of which is ac-;
cepted as a matter of course in almost
every winter wardrobe, are all too1
frequently neglected when the warmI
weather arrives.
This important article of apparel,
though, finds itself of quite equal
importance in the months of outdoor
activity. Beside completing the ap-i
pearance of summer dress a hat keeps1
one's head appreciably cooler. It
also resists the attacks of the elementsi
upon the hair, and helps avoid the
aspect of Wild Hair Walter and
Billiard Ball Bill.1


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(Summertime' So
By Gershwin
Will Be Theme
Latest Styles In Men's Clothing mer.
Will Be Shown By BMOC's; comb
There'll Be Pulchritude, Too rival
and t
Don't get the idea that The Daily's male
fashion show tomorrow is just for Lig
the coeds, for it isn't so. preic'
With summertime as its theme and

lid Color Hose

o Be In


Joe, in the center, wearing cool summer gabardines is the proverb-
ial smooth lit school man. Oswald, who also wants a, date with Agatha,
has exchanged his slide rule for a tennis racket and is wearin'g a "T"
shirt and trousers of a tropical worsted material. O.$., men, stop look-
ing at Agatha-she's going steady.
Men's Bathing / . Suits This Season
S tress New Comfort And .Freedom
For lollin' on the beach this year, ing color. It s a rugged, masculine
and in case you can take your eyes 'suit, coming in almost any color youl
off the white bathing suit under the might want-maroon, white navy,
next umbrella long enough to go
swimming, the keynote is smartness Bahama, sand and teal green.
combined with comfort. I Design, as usual, is predominantly
There's not much to the modern simple in men's swim trunks. How-
bathing suit, because like they al- ever, a few manufacturers are still
ways say, it's nicer to swim sans showing the flowery south sea island
swim suit than with one. So manu- jobs that very few people wear-at
facturers have taken this idea and least for swimming purposes. They
incorporated it with the idea of neat- look much better on Dorothy La-
ness, and produced a new crop of mour.
bathing suits that will flatter the Just as important as the suit it-
manly figure on any beach. self are the accessories to wear when
As usual, it's not the thing to wear you're lolling around on the beach
a top with your swim trucks, so enjoying the scenery and sunshine.
there's only the trunks themselves Knitted pullover sweaters of fine cot-
to worry about, and they're not a ton yarn, with a short nap on the
big worry. surface seem destined for popularity.
Coarsely knitted wool will retain They come in .virtually every color,
its popularity this year, not only be- and you can buy them to match your
cause itis extremely comfortable, but swim trunks or in a contrasting color.
also because it looks ultra-nieat. The
military influence has crept over into
bathing suit designs, in the dark blue
trunks with red and white chevron 3
stripes on the side that are being
featured this year.

"Summertime" as its themesong, this
year's fashion review is for Ed and
Coed both. Music by Jack Rue's or-
chestra, featuring the melodies of
George Gershwin will not be the only
drawing card for the male sex, for
nine Michigan men will model the
latest in men's fashions as predicted
by Ann Arbor's clothiers.
Men Models
Models for the men's part will be
Bob Bennett, '44, Charles Dillman,
'42, Frank Savage, '41, Ivan Shafer,
'42, and Murphy Markland, '43.
Others displaying the latest male
sartorial splendor will be Pat Hoeper,
42, Irl Brent, '42BAd., Bob Templin,
43, and Ed Pearlberg, '43.
The man behind the mike will be
Bob Shedd, '42 who will share
commentator's honors with Jeanne
Crump, '42.
Four types of clothes will be dis-
played by the men appearing on the
stage tomorrow. First will come casu-
al wear, slack suits, and the like, for
lounging and taking it easy during
those hot summer days.
Next will come sports clothes, com-
binations of slacks and sport coats,
featuring this year more than ever
before. Following this on the stage
will be the latest in suits for ordinary
day wear and informal evening wear
during the days of July and August.
Summer Formals
Last but by no means least on the
program of what-to-wear when
springtime's gone and summer's here
are formals for those warm summer
There's no charge for the fashion
show, and everyone is invited to at-
tend by The Daily and the merchants
of Ann Arbor, who are sponsoring the
review. There will be lots of seats,
and no waiting in line at 4:15 p.m.
in the Michigan Theatre. And in
addition to that free pencils will be
given to the men attending. (Inci-
dentally, the date will be interested
in the bottles of cologne and lip-
sticks to be given representatives of
the fair sex present.)

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Cashmere Sweater Is Very Popular
eems that there's going to be an Swearers to repiace the heavy suit
ation in summer hose this sum- coat are coming into the fashion spot-
While still popular, the old 1 light more and more as summer draws1
iination of white silk or rayon{
tin stripes or clocs has. near. The most luxurious, ever-fash-
spawned by the desire for color ionable cashmere pullover in a na-
brightness in all parts of the tural color is by far the most popular
apparel. of sweaters. It is also featured in light
htness in weight is, of course, a ,lue and green.
quisite, plus short lengths, eitherl agrCd s
t, the most comfortable and Natural Colored Wools
st style, or half lengths, a little In the line of coat sweaters which'
formal and proper, are regaining their former foothold
Solid Summer Colors in the sports field again natural
ors are the things, even with colored wools are headliners. The
hite shoes. Solid summer colors, sweat shirt coat sweater is being worn
greens or yellows are popular
sport outfits and summer slack for active sports since it serves a
coat combinations. There's a double purpose.
vogue in cool comfortable rayon Sleeveless sweaters for warmer
which utilizes colors out of the weather are extremely good-looking
est, tans and shades of brown. with their cable stiching down the
various colors added for pat- front and the V-neck is the best sum-
and different modes of, weav-frntane V-ecisrteestcsum-
add variety to solid colors, they mer style. For color preference in v-
[se to be one of the hits of the cry type of sweater the natural tan
n. These desert tones will go or beige is best followed by canary
with almost any color shoes or yellow and then white.
s, and they're light enough to 'Bill Tilden' Sweater
st the thing for those summer For tennis, primarily and in gen-
ngs. eral for sportswear is the 'Bill Tilden'
Whites Still Popular sweater, a white cable-stitched wool
ites will still be popular, though V-neck and thie ribbing at the bot-
must be varied by some pattern. V-ne
is in orange or red, stripes int
brilliant color give enough var- Sports coats, or loafer coats, which
and coolness to wear with all- speak for themselves are being fea-
shoes. tured in corduroys and wools in all
ere is another feature drum- colors.
up by sartorial experts this sum- The poplin windbreaker jacket with
It consists of tie, shorts, hose- the zipper fastener is extremely prac-
even pajamas-all done in the tical for sports, for picnics or just
pattern. for class.

s Angie
Summer Shoes
1Should Be Part
Of Wardrobe
This summer, as always, the well-
dressed young man must include the
latest in shoes in his wardrobe for
that completing touch to his warm-
weather outfit. And as wide a variety
as ever can be found along State
Street, to suit the most discriminat-
ing taste.
Still "tops" in popularity is the
white shoe, which can be found in all
styles and leathers. Thesgreat popu-
larity of this type of shoe is un-
doubtedly due to its all-around use-
fulness-suitable for town and coun-
try, afternoon and evening, sports
and general wear.
A c omparatively new style leader
which has made a phenomenal rise
within the last two years is the moc-
casin type shoe. Comfort is the key-
note, as a flexible or semi-flexible
sole is employed in construction. This
shoe is offered in an extremely wide
range of styles, from the simple moc-
casin with a rubber sole to a well-
groomed shoe which resembles the
original only in construction prin-
ciple. The moccasin is the ideal shoe
for the person who prefers to dress
casually and comfortably when the
mercury soars.
Two-tones are coming back. An ex-
perimental period last summer, at-
tempting a revival of the once-popu-
lar model which had all but dis-
appeared from the market, resulted
in a huge success. This year again,
therefore, these natty tan and white
combinations will again be on the
"must" list.

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When the girl friend pops

that fatal question.


at ease!

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Another popular fabric is virgin
wool mixed with some kind of rubber-
ized yarn by a very special process
that's a deep dark trade secret. The
suit boasts a soft cotton and rayon
inner-supporter, and a non-roll top.
There's a little button pocket on one
side, the purpose of which is doubt-
ful, and a tunnel belt in a contrast-

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"You look so cool and collected
that I can't hold back any longer
.when do we get married ?"
"Well, it's two o'clock now.
Shall we say this time next Wed-
nesday ?"
And that's the way it goes
when a fellow has the good sense
to change from stuffy slothe t
a Stein Bloch suit of supple, cus-
tom-needled quality!
While the rest of your sex is
grousing and grumbling in ill-
fitting suits that stifle their good
points, you will look 'ool as a
radish on ice, and as self- pos-

sessed as a man who has just
put a big deposit in the bank.
Colors and patterns as
quietly rich as any we ever
saw...Draped with a superb
comprehension of the curves
and masses of the human
figure. And by actual test,
the finest quality clothing
in the world. Ask to see a
Stein Bloch "Superior.


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* Whoa-slow down for warm weather! Your feet deserve
the wonderful loaf they get in our super-soft Walk-Over
originals. And, in addition, you have that built-in quality
and tailored fit that makes a Walk-Over look better and
feel better for so much longer! WIGWAM: Pebbled Grain.
Laced with thongs.


us individually tailor

I your summer suit from our
fine gabardine materials.

Several outstanding styles and models
will he displayed at the Michigan Theatre
Thursday afternoon at 4:30. Admission free.

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