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Fashion's Foibles

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Waisfenats are simulated on most of the new dressos. Silhouette dinner cards are nsed for baohekwa parties. "Mother Goose" is the new style of nhildren's bonnets. Looped-up back draperies are no longer fashiorial)le. Lawn ties aro erabroidered profusely with variogated silk. Queen Anne and Japanese styles of furuiture predomínate. Charles II. collars are seen on new sacques and polonaises. Silk siin-ehades bon ring tho owner's monogram are :i novelty. All fashionablo coBtumes are made of two or more kinds of stuff. English serge for fnrniture covering can be bought for 30 cents. Maorame lace-making is tho fashionable woinan's work at the moment. Pin-bead checked bourettes are among the most popular of the spring goods. Gloves omamented with the coat of arms or the monogram is a novelty in Paris. Muslin bonrettes and grenadine bourettes are seen among spring dress gxxls. The newest things in stockings are bourette effecta in colors to match costumes. Mother-of-pearl buttons, in shades to match the new goods, will be used on wool nnd silk and wool fabrics. Gold and silver tinsel, bcads of all kinds, and mother-of-pearl are used in giving effect to spring millinery. Ribbons, in two tones of color, watered on "me side and satin on the reverse, will bo en regie for summer bonnets. Short kilt skirts, blouse waists or waistcoats, and cut-away jackets will be in high favor for midsummer out-door dresses. Pin-head ohecks in various shades of the same color on a darker or lighter ground ere seen in the prints and percales of the season. Three ladies were remarkable by their toilets at the Queen's last drawing-room. Mrs. Cavendish-Bentinck wore a sort of sandals inlaid with gold; Mrs. Torn Brassey had a gorgeous train, resembling somewhat a peacook's tail, that floated from her shoulders - not her waist; and Lady Margaret Beanmont carried in her hand a bouquet worth a King's ransom.


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Michigan Argus