THURSDAY, MARCH 19, 1953
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
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FEET IN THE SPOTLIGHT:
Wide Variety of Shoe Styles Harmonize
With New Women's Clothing Fashions
By JUDY SILVERMAN
Coeds looking for the right pair
of shoes for their new spring out-
fit will find that lo'cal stores carry
a wide variety of styles which will
harmonize with new fashions.
Biggest news is patent leather
in bright black, blue or red, often
flecked with white.
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STORES ARE showing a navy
patent shoe dotted with white but-
tons which will look well with a
new Spring suit. Seen from the
front it is a pump; from the back
it appears to be a sandal.
Also in stock is an open shoe
designed in strips and triangles
of navy patent and brightened
with white nailheads.
The new "Spanish String" style
is featured in a patent evening
sandal flecked with white. The
shoe comes in black, navy and red.
TO GO WITH the new beige and
olive-green fashions manufactur-
ers are showing matching shoes of
Aniline is a clear-finish which
reveals the natural varaiations
and wrinkles of calfskin and
brings out its real beauty.
Among shoes with this finish
are a bronze-green sharp-toed
pump seamed down the middle,
and a copper-brown shoe with
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IN ADDITION, designers have
turned out shoes which will har-
monize with the light colors used
in clothes this Spring.
Shoes in light green and soft
shadings of beige, pink and yel-
low will go well with the new
prints that are now being shown.
Especially made to go with the
beige family, is a beige suede pump
on a photographic reproduction of
a stacked leather heel.
SHOES, TOO, are carrying out
the slim shape present in this sea-
son's styles. Biggest news is the
castanet or jigger heel featured
in shoes which have pointed heels
and toes plus T straps and thong
Spring clothes this year are
emphasizing contrasting tex-
tures and smooth weaves having
a light graceful look.
In accordance with this, local
stores are stocking a blue suede
pump with a mudguard of match-
ing calf. A calfskin sandal spiked
with faille is also- being shown.
ONE manufacturer is showing
a white evening sandal lined in
pink. This style may also be ob-
tained in the reverse combination.
Because of the new emphasis
on lightness, new shoes are be- ion mesh shoes may be obtained in
ing constructed of softer mater- simple classic styles or with a de-
ials such as glazed kid, patent, sign.
smooth calf, nylon mesh and * *
linen. ONE SHOE features embroid-
Manufacturers are designing ered color on a backgroug~d of
shoes which are not only light in white mesh, with white or match-
weight but light in looks also. New ing kid accents. Others have mesh
pumps have lots of open work plus inserts running the length of the
frostings of white, and the ny- shoe.
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NAVY and WHITE SPRING
Estralita . .
+ ~slim glove ':°r
trims the unusual jagged
,cuff, fine hand-stitching outlines
the slender French fingers. A glove
with Country Tweeds Milium-lined
Fleecy white on navy blue ... the wonder
of Kashmoor with the durability of nylon, the
softness of wool. Thoroughly wearable,
wonderfully tailored by Country Tweeds to
our own particular specifications of fashion,
detail and craftsmanship, they boast
all-season comfort of Milium linings.
Sizes 8 to 18.
made to be washed, it's leather-tailored
of exclusive shrinkproof Wonder Fabric.
Navy with White or Red
Gold with Black. . . $4
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Visualize a slightly blushing beige . .
soft...yet suffused with an all--over
pinkness. Sound lovely?
It looks even
Perfect with your pink
costumes, pink-and-grey coordinates.
With your blue, blue-red or mauve
costumes-a delicate skin-tint.. And so
right with white or white-background
prints. Ask for "Pretty Plot" in your
own Belle-Sharmeer Leg-size.
or small legs.
Sizes 8 to 10%/
Sizes 816 to 11
3 pair 3.95
3 pair 4.75
3 pair 5.65
Sizes 9 to 11h