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Fashion Notes

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Parent Issue
Day
15
Month
October
Year
1880
Copyright
Public Domain
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Polnh caps with tamil are worn. iMull Bohtu and tourfi rouiaiu in high fuvor. The firt k'ailiiiK' lionnet of tlio íall will bú t. he puke. All vory dressy ooatumea are triramud wiili embroidery. I : ii li .-[!i:in: and round traína aro worn i 11 rvening toilet. Sume vory snmll bonnets appear among hile novelties in millinery. A trimming inuch in vogue U black not i'tubroidered with jet beads. I aiicy feathers show the influcnce of the ütaao for plaided effeots. 1'lunh roses l'orm the favorito garniturcs ol laany lovely evening dresses. Irish point and church laue triui tho most fashionablo raull neckscarfí1. Some of jet and crystal bcaded dren trimminga range from $40 to $50a y.ir.l. The largest and most mposing hat of tho season taken the name of Sarah Bernhardt Alter the rape for big bonnets haa subsidod, the uioilium sizes will probably bo aioxt woro. BaBMts, muffs, aad costumes match hún wom by the most fastidiously iashionnble women. Feathers, birds, flowers, laces, bows of ribbon, and bonnet ornamenta trim the uew plnsh muffd. Jet or colored crystal beadsenriohall the richest trimmings u.d umbroideries on dressy coatumes. To muffle the throat in soveral yards of wliite or lil;u-k tulle a la Sarah Bernhardt will bo all the fashion. Urystal beads in irridescent hues, white and clear a glass, are used to cxces.s in trimining evening dresses. Bonnet ornaments in the form of little gilded pigs, spiderB, bees and beetles ornament the new plush muffs. Jet, gold, amber, purple, irridescent and jowel-tinted and crystal beads trim both bonnets and dresses. l'lush niulFs are flat, and the plush is arrungod in luose, irregular folds, not tight or sinooth iiruaiid the mufF. The petals of many of the new artificial flowers are made of soft plush in inoat gorgeous and delicate tinta. White plush bonnets, with the crowns or brims dotted with medium-sized poarl beads, bid fair to be favorita. The now hats and bonneta take the names of Zola's heroines : Miette, Gervai.se, Albine, Clorinda and Helene, A white brocadcd satin toilet in Macy's suit department has the petals of each brocaded ttower formed by tassels of tiny pearl beads. Black and brown bcayer plush bonnets and hats are frequently lined with ambercolored, yellow, red, blue, and other paletinted plu.-b. l'lush muffs to match hats are trimmed with ;coffee-stained laoe and furnished with gold cords, which suspend them around the neck. Many of the handsomest wraps are trimmed with jet embroideriea iü artistic debigns, set 6gures, bands, gimps, cords, taasels, spikes, and galloons. The plain Bkirts and plain corsages of American oostumes have not as yet made any impression abroad, but they are niuch worn in New York. The figures on the costliest velvet and satin brocíides aro life size flowers, magnolias, and mammoth roses, with tropical fruits in pairs or t.ripletf? these figures being of velve.t the shading formed by cut and uncut pile, not by differencö of color. The richest brocades have large figures and flowers in cut and uncut velvet, ot the darkest shades of maroon, navy blue, plum and bronze green on grounds of merveilleuse satin, harmonizing in color, not contrasting, such as pale roae for maroon flowers, mauve for plum, water blue for navy blue, and tilleul for bronze green.

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Ann Arbor Courier
Old News