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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

vIBER

Perfume Now
Comes In Pins,
Candles, Sticks
It's fun to get perfume for Christ-
mas, for all the college woman's fav-
orites come in gay holiday guises rem-
iniscent of the days when Christmas
was the most important day in ,thel
year.
Every girl likes clever little figures
to put on her dressing table, and one
house takes cognizance of this by
putting out a little' white plaster of
paris angel gazing beautifically at a
vial of perfume which she holds in
her arms. This same firm also uses
a jaunty head of the season's patron
saint as a cap for other bottles.
Perfume In Stockings
It's been years since the college gal
carefully hung her stocking by the
chimney for Santa to fill, but stock-
ings still hold grand gifts for her.
There is a tiny red one containing
a diminutive bottle of perfume that
comes in a holly-topped cellophane
box.
However, stocking filling wasn't
Santa's only mission, he used to
bring fascinating gifts such as the
hobby horse. This hobby horse is
back again, but now he is a mere
shadow of his forner self and carries
a bottle of cologne on his back. An-
other attractive figure is the armored
man who has a bottle of perfume con-
cealed in his chest.
Candles Are Unique
Flowers at Christmas time always
mean the vivid poinsetta which has
a special fragrance this year because
small perfume bottles have replaced
its regular buds. Candles also have
a special place at Christmas time but
are not always used for lighting pur-
poses.
This is illustrated by the glass one
which is used as a bottle for one of
the best sellers in the perfume field.
The candle is in a glass holdet, which
*ooks like the one that used to be
in the front parlor, and is made even
more realistic by having a red glass
flame at its tip. Even the shiny blue,
green and silver balls °that hang 'on
the tree have been transformed into
containers for the holiday perfume
gift.
Also Sticks And Pins
The newest quirks in the perfume
field are the perfume sticks and pins.
The latter consists of a glass globule
with a stopper, attached to a long
pin,resembling a corsage pin, and
can be worn in the lapel of one's best
suit. The perfume sticks are in a con-
tainer like that of a lipstick but have
colors unlike those of the lipsticks
for they are pale pink, green or blue,
depending upon your fragrance.
So in the frantic search for a
unique Christmas gift, don't overlook
the potentialities of the perfume
counter,

'Hats For Beaut
In Styling Of
If there is anything a college wo-
.pan can buy for beauty rather than
practicality, it's a hat. This is be-
cause collegiate casualness which de-
mands flying locks or babushkas for
every day, allows all sorts of novel and
beguiling styles for sports and dress-
up. And so here are several snappy
ideas for the gal who wants not only
a bright touch for her date dress,
but an eye-catcher to wear on an out-
door date.
One of this year's most interesting
styles in sport felts is the sombrero-
modified, of course. It is tied under
the chin with rawhide thongs and
worn mainly with suits, sport coats
and rubber cowboy boots. In the same
category comes the off-the-face
"Yankee Doodle" made for little girls
who insist on weaningpompadours
instead of long bobs. And of course
the Tyrolean hat with the badger
brush and trinkets pinned on the1
crown must not be omitted.
Pin Cushion Beanie
More flashy tricks can be included
in the sport wardrobe too. There is
the tomato pin cushion beanie just
made for Michigan "brains" to pin'
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their honor society pins on. The Eton
cap, the highland bonnet and the
gabardine overseas cap are fine head-
gear with your polo coat, while heads
will turn your way if you show up in
your fur coat wearing a striped stock-
ing cap.
However, the sports hats and caps

' Are Found

Sweaters

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1k Lingerie

Present Season

are not the only flip note on the
fashionhorizon this year. The calot
and the dressy little peasant pill-box,
first introduced by the Duchess of
Windsor, are excegingly popular this
winter. The pill-box is especially ap-
propriate for Christmas, being of
white felt with bright red and green
appliqued designs, while the calot
greets Old Man Winter with a large
fluffy snowball attached to the brim.
Chanticleer Pill-Box
Other variations of these two styles
are the Chanticleer pill-box of red
belting and ribbon plumage, ,and the
bonnet with a ruffle on the front.
They are youthful and charming, and,
as you have no doubt noticed, partic-
ularly adapted to the pompadour
hair-do, because they are worn on the
back of the head.
Although the cloche hat is rather
extreme for college wear, it may well
be to mention one of its simpler styles
being sold that has a small childish
brim, calculated to make the wearer
look pleasingly fresh and naive.
Tl iese are some of the many sug-
gestions for winter headgear on gala
occasions. They're small and sweet
and becoming, but when Old Boreas,
the -northwest wind that brings
storms, goes sweeping down the diag-
onal, you'd better wear your ker-
chiefs!'
Wallets Are Practical
For women who dislike carrying
bulky purses to class, the manufac-
turers have taken the hint from the
gentlemen and have designed femin-
ized wallets of soft calfskin and other
leathers. These billfolds come in var-
ious colors.
There are separate pockets for bills,
change, identification, apd activity
bards and memoranda. There is also
a sectet hideaway for special papers
and large bills.

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First Honors
In Style Parade
Classic Cardigan Holds Own
As Designers Draft Jerkins C
For Dancing, Campus, Or Classc
By CONSTANCE BYERS
"Tonight We Love" may have been
first on the hit parade but we nom-
inate sweaters for -top honors on oura
holiday fashion parade.k
If you desire to be a carbon copyU
of "Sweet Varsity Sue" this Christ-b
mas vacation the new "pig tail" swea-
ter is designed to do the trick. A
loose sloppy cardigan, the sweater
comes with two matching bows to tied
around those very, very collegiate pig!
tails.
Shetland Argyles
Another new idea is a sleeveless,
blended Shetland Argyle sweater overt
a turtle-neck one of sof cashmere.r
Not only will this contitute to the
college girl motif, but it's just the
ticket for those cold, snowy days when
he "Takes You Out To the Ball
Game."
Some part of Christmas vacationE
must be spent in doing the necessarys
purchasing of gifts because as every-
one knows "Santa Claus is Coming
to Town." Wear a knitted variation
of the blazer in baby blue, cable
stitched Shetland, piped in blackr
while shopping for those gifts for
"Mother" and "Daddy."C
Shopping Ensembles
Another good idea for a shopping?
ensemble is to wear over a simple
black pullover a very bright coloreda
V neck jerkin fitted at the waist.
The newest in sweaters for shopping
are chic pullovers of wool-and-rab-
bit-hair, diamond plaided in brights
yarn.f
It's "Tea for Two" time on our holi-t
day fashion parade and our fair dam-t
sel dresses for the occasion in a smart
classic, long torso sweater of blackA
Shetland worn with the slimmest of
black skirts, the sleeves and back-yoke
of the sweater are all ribbed.
Sweater For Dancing
Another very appropriate sweater
f6r dancing is a long-sleeved open
neck and very sophisticated black
sweater of brushed wool. Dress it up;
with two bright jeweled clips and a
skirt of that very popular magenta
shade. If you abandon tea and decide
to start "Sippin' Cider Through a
Straw" at your favorite drug store
bwear a loose knit, cable stitched swea-
ter that could go over an open-throat
white shirt.
Christmas time is the time for
skating, skiing and sledding. Breeze
along to the tine of "The Skater's
Waltz" in a bright red velvet skirt
topped with a gray and red striped
wool sweater with a matching stock-
ing cap that's long enough to form a
scarf.
Attached Knit Helmet
A heavy knit red and white sweater
with a snug red knit helmet attached
is just the thing for sledding. You'll
have him saying "You Are My ,Sun-
shine" when he sees you at the skat-3
ing rink wearing a white, gaily em-
broidered Tyroleon sweater over a
navy whipcord skirt.
Fashion dictates that sweaters are3
the seasons sensation for evening.
When sipping "Blue Champagne"
wear over your plain black dinner
dress a pink basic cashmere sweater3
with pearls or bobbles of gold at the
neck. A basic black sweater for
"Dancing in the Dark" is an essential.
This black sweater embroidered at'
the neck and on one wrist with tiny
seed pears is a must with a blue wool
evening skirt.
Odds And Ends

Gi*ve Useful
Fashion Hints
Dickeys to the college girl connote,
immediately, a sport outfit of a swea-
ter and skirt, but now these most con-
venient collars may be obtained in
dressier styles to wear under silks or
woolens.
One attractive model is for a V-
neck dress and is made of white pique.
There is about one inch of crisp lace
around the edge, giving a new, fresh
appearance to any dress.
* * *
The fashion cycle is forever turn-
ing and the most notable changes
are seen this year in evening wear.
The new ankle-length evening dress
is probably causing the most com-
ment but one of tulle worn with only
a knee-length slip will undoubtedly
turn even more eyes.
No longer is it necessary to own a
long dinner dress. A very dressy, se-
quin or gold embroidered black after-
noon dress is now considered entirely
appropriate for dinner wear.
Did you know that: Christmas is
one holiday celebrated all over the
world? There is a town named Santa
Claus in the U. S.? The origin of the
abbreviation Xmas comes from the
Greek-the Greek X being equivalent
to our Ch? St. Nicholas is the patron
Saint of children?

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Tailored Pajamas, Nighties I
May Be Bought In Many Colors
Don't be the headache type of I
Christmas shopper, keep your pur-
chases reasonably simple and practi-
cal. Let us help settle your femin-
ine inter-collegiate list for you. 1
What could be nicer than lingerie?I
Something in rust polka dot slacks
and top with a light weight navy dot,1
knee length robe of the same mater-
ial. There are lovely combinations of
pink flowered satin pajamas with a;
blue flowered robe to match.
Coat And Slack Sets+
In tailored silk pajamas there are
coat and slack sets which combine
different colors such as deep blue and,
red with belted coat which can be
worn either in or outside.
If you prefer nighties there are all
sorts of lovely silk and satin gowns.
The tailored are always good or may-
be you prefer them trimmed with
natural or ecru lace.
For more practical college use there
is great variety in cottons Smart
pajama sets in solid colors with white
trim and white tossils make a worthy
gift for the girls in the house. Wide'
strips in gaudy colors are very good
and so are print, dot and flowers.
Hello, Grandmaw!
The very latest thing is a pure"
white cotton long sleeved nightie
modeled after gr ndmother's. It is
very*full with a siall yoke, and a bit
of frill around the neck.
The cold blooded type who stay
awake half the night wishing she were
in Florida will love you forever for
a knee length flowered flannel nightie.
Some prefer the Doctor Dentons
which now come in almost every color.
With these pajama and nightie
suggestions and a few trips to your
favorite women's apparel you may be
through buying and able to settle
down to some artistic wrapping.

s Perfect Gift

"Cosmetics Make Practical Qifts
You may think that she has every- der and skin softener all in large
thing and there isn't any gift to give sizes and boxed appropriately.
her that isn't already duplicated in Many cosmeticians are not content
her wardrobe but don't forget cosmet- to have their articles just boxed but
ics, for they play a big part in a wo- have recruited luggage stylists to de-
mnans life. sign fitted over-night and week-end
However, a box of various make-up bags especially for their products.
aides will always be happily received Into these light case, which may be
and cosmeticians have out-done obtained in cowhide. alligator, and
themselves to make their sets as at- almost every other leather. fit pow-
tractive and useful as possible. der, rouge, cologne. and jars of cream
A famous make-up expert from -in other words, everything neces-
Hollywood has his gifts made up in sary to keep a girl looking her best.
the correct color harmony for sarye_ ___g _ g__.
blondes, brunettes. brownettes orred- Gloves For Evenirg
and powder seprately or together Long gloves are definitely in for
with rouge. More elaborate sets in- all formal functions this winter. El-
elude the most popular pancake bow length button gloves in either
make-up. cleansing cream and col- black or white kid can be worn to
ogne. Another famous manufactur- the dance and all through the eve-
er has a set of cologne, cream, pow- ning..
Especially for "Her"!
If you are in doubt about an attractive Christmas
present for your roommate and friends we have just
the solution in our gift Counters. There are
CLEVER PINS!
UNUSUAL BRACELETS!
SMART CIGARETTE CASES!
DAINTY HANDKERCHIEFS!
DISTINCTIVE COMPACTS!
Open Tuescsday and Thursday evellgs until eiht.
the Town & College shop
1108 South University PIun 5939

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Neckties
NECKTIES, literally by the
thousand, in the more conserv-
ative patterns that men select
for themselves. Featuring Bot-
any and New Mexican hand-
woven wool ties- fine import-
'ed and domestic foulards, satins
and knits.
$ o0 to $2.50 LOAFER MOCCASINS
ARROWV S3HIRTSLDURABLE - CAN BE WORN
OUTDOORS
WIIITE SHIRTS in a wide variety of collar
styles, sold colored oxford cloth and most
attractive new striped patterns assure'- ampic
, choice for men of all ages.
$2 to $3.50
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