THE MICHIGAN DAILY
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1951
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Variety of Greetings
By MARY PALMER
With the holiday seasonrapidly
approaching, it brings with it a
spirit of cheer and good will, and
Christmas cards are one of the
nicest and most inexpensive ways
of expressing this spirit.
With the wide range of cards
now on the market, there are cards
to fit every taste, ranging from
the traditional to the modern.
A POPULAR trend this year are
cards done in a modern abstract
style. These depict everything
from jolly Santa Clauses and
Christmas trees to devout religious
Color variation is another new
trend in today's cards. Breaking
away from the usual red and
green, one can find cards done
in almost every hue.
Some manufacturers have also
Stylish Winter Accessories
BringSparkle To Fashions
By LORRAINE BUTLER cuffs and collar or a bla
With the holiday season comes a beige textured taffeta sca
renewed flare for wearing various a sleeve on one end, fringe
colorful accessories, on the other are suitable f
Stoles and scarves are two of the ning wear.
biggest fashion hits this year, with
some getting so large that they FRINGED STOLES m
practically conceal the dresses. match the skirt worn with
~ ful blouse will no doubt 1
ONE OF THIS season's new of- popular during the cold
ferings is the plan of pulling the season.
printed scarf through the cap Stick pins set with br
sleeve of a plain colored jumper stne are se holhlb
and securing it with a large pin or stones are used for holdi
clasp. scarves in place or just fo
A silk square with a leaf motif oration.
is a favorite for achieving the Another attractive acces
cape effect by tying the ends complement the holiday o
through a link chain. the tiniy beret of hand si
The coachman stole in checked satin and small matching e7
wool jersey, designed by Irma Ki- bag.
gere, French designer, has been in DESIGNED especially for
great demand since the beginningupEsiGne . eseble
of fall. It is shaped around the up occasions, the ensemble
shoulders, long enough to tuck un- tured in "bluepencil,"'one
de te et n rot newest shades. Glitter di.
ier the belt in front., dyed to match.
IN OrLDErw ., i'~sry sae woman Becoming more and mor
who dislikes worrying about a stole ular as accessories are
slipping, Miss Kigere has designed gloves, which were first bt
a glamorized version of the old into high fashion by Quee
sleeve bedjacket. beth.
One slim gold wool jersey stole Chubby poodle cloth glo
has. matching gloves attached fashion news this year, to
and another has snug knitted pany the poodle coats ant
cuffs of wool. One canine cloth glove is
A black wool lace stole jacket shorty done with a nubb
with three quarter sleeves, velvet back and woven cotton pal
THE SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS-There comes a time in everyone's
life when they must go Christmas shopping. Shown above is
Diane Johnston enlisting the aid of Al Green to carry packages
for her. The smile on Al's face is quite appropriate to winter and
the season of Christmas; that is, it's frozen.
And time to check your Christmas list
SCHENILLE BATH ROBES and HUECAS~
in pastel and dark colors
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS PRICES
j tFOR CHI LDREN-pastel shades
sizes 2 to6x $298
FOR MISSES & small women-
sizes12to 2O $0 5.95
FOR LADI ES-sizes 38 to 44
special at $95
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211 South Main St. Open Monday till 9 P.M.
In Yuletide Lists
By CLAIRE PRICE
"I want to be creative . . . or
something in my Christmas pres-
ents this year."
A good way to accomplish this
often heard wish might be through
Today an enormous selection of
LP's, 45RPM's and standards are
available in record stores for any
taste ranging from Tchaikovsky to
In response to widespread pub-
lic demand, RCA Victor has been
giving out items on LP from its
"Treasury of Immortal Perform-
ances." Recently, two "Treasury"
releases made record news, with
Mozart's "Don Giovanni," Chopin's
Nocturnes, Beethoven's Concerto
No. 4 and Debussy's "Pell'eas and
The first complete recording of
Gershwin's blues classic, "Porgy
and Bess," (Decca) reveals that
the six sides of LP still sparkle
with their usual flavor.
For jazz enthusiasts, Columbia
has recently released an album en-
titled, "The Bessie Smith Story,"
which contains some of the best
jazz of the '20's and early '30's.
During her brief, reckless life,
Bessie was the rage of the "blues"
world. This collection includes
such instrumentalists as Arm-
strong, Fletcher Henderson, Ben-
ny Goodman and Jack Teagarden.
added sparkle to their cards to
give them a bright, distinctive
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SUCH FAMOUS artists as Nor-
man Rockwell, Grandma Moses,
and Winston Churchill have had
their work reproduced on cards
lovely enough to frame.
Or for those with their own
artistic talent, cards can be
fashioned at home with a mini-
mum of expense. It adds a per-
sonalized touch to each card
and can also be lots of fun for
Those without artistic talent but
who still like the personal touch,
can take a jaunt to the local pho-
tographer and have their pictures
reproduced on their Christmas
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FAMILY GROUPS or pets make
appropriate scenes for this type
of card, or perhaps the photog-
rapher can offer suggestions.
Those who like to have every
card different and yet don't like
to shop around looking for varia-
tion, will find many boxed assort-
ments which are both inexpensive
No matter what the taste may
be, students are advised not to
wait until the last minute to send
them out because of the big rush
at the post office. Delivery on
"late" cards is often delayed un-
til after the holidays.
Current Fashion Fads Based
On Styles of Ancient Times
By MARTHA PAPO
Although fashions always por-
tray ideas as "the newest thing,"
most of our present fashions are
borrowed from the past, with very
Modern stoles are nothing new,
in fact they had their origin as
the ancient Roman toga. They are
now used to a slightly different
purpose, but it might be said that
we "took the shirt off the Roman's
A recent topic in the fashion
plates is the large medallion. As
costume jewelry it is something
new, but it had its origin during
the Medieval period. At that time
they were the family crests of the
The large crests on belts and
purses are even reproduced in "an-
tique gold finish," to give them
that old, aged look. From their ap-
pearance, they might have just
been taken off the shield of some
Although they are never as
large as those found on a knight's
shield, they range in size from
that of a half dollar to about the
size of a small saucer. Most Qf
the medallions have touches of
bright enamel, although some are
all old gold or silver finish.
DESIGNED FOR CHRISTMAS
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New heavenly tones - styled to veil
your legs in conemarmony fr
every costume - a sheer mst of
color with liquid comfort and
exclusive long-wearing Beauty Lock
finsh that helps increase stag
resistance. None other quite as.
lovely as these! Proportioned
in length and width.
Sizes 8/2 to 11.
STARDUST TAUPE SUNGLO BEIGE
ROBES-taffeta or cotton quilted, gifted taffeta
flannel, corduroy - long and length.
7.95 to 22.95
SWEATERS-cashmere, zepher, wool, nylon-
slipover, cardigan, sleeveless-all colors.
3.98 to 22.95
BLOUSES-cotton, nylon, crepe, jersey-colors.
3.98 to 10.95'
SCARFS -- small or
large squares, long
69c to 2.98
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is the Christmas that starts at Collins
A Happy time is Christmas .J.. and the
happir at Collins where gay gifts spill from
a horn of plenty to warm the cockles
of a feminine heart!
A wide selection of gifts $1.0--$20.00
EISENBERG JEWELRY Shetland wool, zepher wool
rhinestones--pearls-gold boucle, nylon, cashmere
BLOUSES-cotton, crepe, jersey
-* GLOVES-fur or wool lined
BAGS-leather faille, velvet
SCARFS-wool, pure silk
GOWNS-nylon or crepe
SLIPS-nylon or crepe
*ElPETTICOATS-taffeta or crinolin