European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Apr 1 1968, Page 15

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - April 1, 1968, Darmstadt, HessePago 16 the stars and stripes monday april 1, 196 we More designs brighter colors i mod look infiltrates yes mens boys clothing by Mary Ann Reese assistant Femina editor tin mod influence is showing on men s clothing Racks at i is stores this season says Albert Ferguson Kos men s clothing does t mean there will be Racks of psyche Delic coloured shirts and Carnaby Street suits. The casual look for boys and their dads includes ensembles mixing striped Slacks with solid jacket or right a Glen plaid sport coat Over Plain Slacks. Hut there will be Racks of sport Coats and Slacks in bold plaids checks and stripes and colors will to in tones of Gold olives paling to Lime new Marin Blue baby blues and Coral Melon shades and Heather Browns. The american men s fashion Industry has Bee promoting a More colourful look Ferguson said at Kes s Spring summer fashion review in Nuernber Glast week. It probably started with Tho mod. Manufacturer saw livelier clothing could be sold to the younger generation. Men Are dressing much More casually informally now. Dress is geared to suburban Type season s yes selections for men offer More Good styles and color than in the past couple years believes Ferguson who said he Felt the new fashion look for men probably will Appeal especially to the younger servicemen. This season the idea for the Well dressed Man is Tomix and match his fashions. Striped Slacks should be worn with solid coloured sport Coats and checked Oats with so incl Slacks and so on. Yes offers a 4 piece Sun at $35 which includes a jacket in solid color one pair of Slacks in solid color another in plaid or checks and a Vest to blend with any combination. Other portions of the men s fashion picture Fergus on said Are As follows blazers remain popular in Camel Green Navy Black and Burgundy. Slacks Are most popular with the Belt Loop Ivy look. But there also Are Slacks with ribbon belts or belts in Matching shirts the Button Down Collar remains important. The big thing in shirts is pattern wide track window pane Check plaids Tattersall stripes of Sev eral colors on one shirt. Most Are permanent Pressor Carefree laundering. Eighty per cent of knit shirts available Havelock Turtle necks but no regular Turtleneck sweaters have been ordered for Spring and summer however Ferguson said in the fall 70 to 80 per cent of the sweaters will be in Turtle for men Are getting All the hardware Orna ments shown on women s shoes chains buckles snaps men More and More Are buying slip on shoes and brogues. Manufacture shoe prices Are up 3 to7 per cent said Ferguson but in 90 per cent of yes men s shoes the increase has not yet affected con Sumer prices. Boys will dress much like their dads with to Heinly find match Slacks and jacket look. Roys sport Coats and blazers Ore priced from $3,25 to h,25trousers from $2.05 to $3.75, Tho mod influence shows up in checked pants worn with hop sacking sport coat. Still a favorite is double breasted Blazer and Fastback Slacks. Women s shoes feature Square toe Silhouette lower Broad Heel and High Riding vamps. Buckle and Bow trims Are in As is Patent leather look. Square toes not Square on shoes technicolor legs in for Chic Chicks Milady s nothing but Square this season if her legs Don t show up in technicolor on one occasion or another and if her shoes Don t Square off at the toes. The european Exchange system reports lots of coloured parity Hose Are on order As Are Broad toed shoes with Low Broad heels and High vamps. Chances Are women preferring of stick with the pointed toed High heeled shoes will be out of Luck unless they can find some leftovers from previous seasons. Augustine Mcaneney shoe buyer for yes stores says virtually All Dressy shoes ordered for this season will follow the Low and Broad look. Also big in shoes is Parent leather not Only in the perennial Black but also in Bright yellows greens oranges and beige. They Range in Price from $4.25 to $12.95. Matching purses will often be available. Platform heels Are hero to stay at least for a couple More seasons predicts Mcaneney who noted they have Boon on the Market now for two seasons. Those shoes Are healthier and easier to walk in but they also Are stylish he said. Sandals on order Are the thong Type wide open with As Little leather As possible. Parity Hosu in off White Pearl Grey Orange yellow Blue Green Navy Oatmeal and Black will be available Foi $2.75, says miss Vivian Smith yes accessories buyer. However she reports that deliveries of these Hose will sometimes be late because their popularity has skyrocketed in the United states and factories Are having a difficult time keeping up with the demand. Also on order Are knee socks in solid or textured styles with a Price tag of $1.25. Miss Smith noted these items often Are available Only in the larger yes stores such As in Frankfurt Heidelberg Wiesbaden Ramstein and Berlin Germany. In other yes accessories news there will be lingerie sets in Floral patterns lots of Satin scarves especially in Bright psychedelic patterns. Hat departments will have lots of Straw numbers a few Bonnie Berels and lots of net Wispy Good for travel and packing May miss Smith. . Knee socks for women and girls Are available in solid colors or in textured

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