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Fashion Fripperies

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Fashionable boots have round toes. ■ Street dresses are to be worn short. Club sticks for parasols are out of i style. Plaid Windsor tios are worn by gentlemen. Ecra-colored laco is fashionable for curtains. Half-hose -will be worn again by little children. Black lace mittens will be wom in the summer. Basket cloths make up handsomely for walking-jackets. Most of the spring hats are profusely i trimmed with flowers. Fringes with deep-netted headings will be used for trimming. Many of the new corsages for young ladies button in the back. White underskirts are made with deep embroidered flounces. Velvet skirts will be worn under thin overskirts and corsages this spring. Pretty ties are oí soft silk, with a delicate spray embroidered in ëach end. Evening gloves extend far up the arm, and have from six to twelve buttons. The few bustles that are worn are very small at the waist and quite large below. Black guipure polonaises or overskirts and jackets will be worn over colored skirts. Seal-brown, undressed kid gloves are in demand for traveling and shopping costumes. White marseilles or pique, with Hamburg embroideries for trinmiings, makes pretty and appropriato suite for cliildren. Blue linea suits, embroidered in white or ecnt, and gray linen, embroidered in brown or black, are again fashionable Swiss muslin ties, with heavily-embroidered ends, are to be worn arouud the neck out of doors as the spring advances. Gabrielle polonaises will be much worn. They are draped but little in the back, and are quite full in front. . Overskirts are cut long, roaching almost to the bottom of the underskirt, which has very little trimming. A pretty individual saltcellar is of silver in the shape of a poud lily on a leaf. TIn; lily is lined with gold. The Martha Washington bat or bonnet has a standing b'rïm', which is bent in at the front, back, and two sides until it touches the crown. New parasols have pointed pagoda tops, a7id old-time shape revived, with a ring at the top of the stick and a cord and tassels or bow of ribbon.


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Michigan Argus