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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta HOME DRLS SMAKLR 1 MIDSUMMER BLOUSES OF COTTON VOILE STTUL popularity of wlU (or frocka tad bloUMi Is no- in Paris, and so la the material that It has cap- eountriw on all sides of the wa- It not crumple easily, la light oftme-s in colors and ho a transparency that is not too The. voile blouses can be made with little trimming; the mesh lends H- to cross-stitch Ing and conventional The background la excel- lent for the incorporation of lace cr em- broidery bands, while the convenient width of the blou-se gives easy cutting of the kimono pattern that seei s too eood to let go. You will notice the cool de- with collarless topi and short In white or In colors the carry out a delightful. Inex- pensive style that should appeal to you In the heat of midsummer. Coarse lices are used on these new models, cluny, Irish and torchon being most In evidence. Plain color Is another trimming much used on voile as pipings, bindings-and dropped plastrons on bodice and sleeves. The first of our fa of voile, with a square outline of cluny lace on bodice and sleeves. A 'little fullness Is given to the bodice by two groups of tucks over shoulder. Dots In three sizes are used on bodice and sleeves. Notice the horizontal lucks on the ileeves. These dots are embroidered in three shades of blue linen thread, flrst padded with darning cotton. This sim- ple design Is so easily copied that It were a pity to mlse It: The central figure of the group shows heavy cluny lace disposed of in n round yoke'at the top and two straps on the bodice. A binding of vPfIe ls embroid- ered In coral dots, and two rows arc used 10 outline the insertion on the bell- shaped sleeves. The yoke of dots on the front of the Disuse is nothing but rows of embroidered circles, decreasing in number to one at the bottom. Up at tha right is a cleverly shaped yoke, obtained by chmy lace, to give a long shoulder line. This is dropped from the circular collar line and outlined with a row of pale green-embroidered diamonds alternating with small dots. The sleeves are three-quarter length. "The fourth design is for the slender woman. Tucka are grouped over the ahoulder, and broad bands of embroid- ery are placed over the shoulders in curved lines. A round neck Is defined by embroidered yellow dots and a. little 'rill o' lace heads the top. Lace and dots edge the sleeves. This design la one of the prsttfest In the group. Lost of all la the voile blouse that has a heading of black velvet and colnspots that are half outline and half solid work. Chain-stitching edges the top and the ileeves. A pointed yoke of dots and upper cuffs on the sleeves are embroidered on the plain voile. Just a look at the hats, slaters! The graceful lace bow is at the front, you will notice. The dressy, plumed hat Is always favored. A new type of droop- ing lingerie hat Is shown. It is a. velvet-faced, draped lacs shape a bow. There is a high bonnet- nhaped hat. trimmed with black satin, and last comes a close hat with wired at the front and Here is s. lovely collection for yui.. Surely your needle oufht to fly over the patterns. Coats for Midsummer LIGHT-WEIGHT full-length coat A has become a necessary adjunct to tX the well-dressed woman's ward- For the auto Jrlp, travel on the train or even for a'day's shopping, a. top- coat that will protect- the thin summer Is rnqsi acceptable. Practically all of the new coats are made full length and are cut on straight lines, which continue in favor. They made up In most popular material for the long taffeta and rubberized silk that defy the rain. The principal mode of trimming Is the large collar. These are of varied shapes; the newest hive' long- pointed effect, Blmulating s. hood finished off with a tassel. There are also many Charlotte Cor- day models, but sailor collar If iUU general favorite. Some of the coats show shortened waist are cut with separate skirt and waist. Joined a few inches above the waist line, while on others the modified empire, effect Is obtained by the use of wide belt or fcy means of trimming or Peatant sleeves are noticed on many of Ihe models, anil usually finished with a deep cuff matching the trimming on collar. The regulation coat sleeve coats are designed for general utility and can be worn on all- oc- casions. Coats light-weight broad- cloth are also used extensively. Velvet, satin, moire and braid are ueerl for trimming. Great rare IB evi- dent in the selection of buttons, which usually are very large and harmonize with the coloring of the coat. For example, a pongee coat will carry gilt or' light-brown buttons; a red- brown mlsture has rPd blue buttons that exactly match the ma- are uecd on t light-weight cloth coat. Golden brown tod Un seem to he favorite These are combined with contrasting colon in the trimming. Btripw of black and white add a novel touch to msny of the chic models. Two-inch bunds of striped sflkfl are seen editing the plain-colored trimming, some lined throughout with itrtpM 41k. AMIh'SvSTS OUR FRENCH FASHION NOTES PARIS, July 30. AT cilANTIhbV lafit Sunday dross the most brilliant of this brilliant season. Tho name briiiK.H to mind Uio prominence of lace of I he ..tame imnie. Many whiu hals were veiled with white chantllly luce. More ami more arc tho chanRcahla bclni: worn. little- drosses, with ilchus of lace or corn net, arc of tho "shot" silk anil are worn by women of Jill ages. Gray and violet arc combined in frocks for women who have passed the frivo- lous plnlt-and-blue day. Uluc is the color most in favor these day.'i. It Is used hi plain linen, in eyelet cm broidery, In lovely dull silks and in tho sheer fabrics ror'vcillnE silks. Several white lingerie dresses were worn over black of nioussellnc de Eoie or soft ctillTdn. Lingerie frocks tire being veiled with chiffon now, blue being the favoiv.o color for the This is an ex- cellent Idea for using the frock that is showing the wear of summer. It will give a complete change and will be ap- in-oprjatc for fmlorr use later on. The flounced skirt is bolng launched with great success. and trjplt flounces of soft lace, embroidery and, -'net make up the skin. On the sleevea little rufiles are Introduced and the bodice shoT.-.-' etlll the'fichu Hut if one does not wish the bouffant Hnes of a full skirt she can have the straight silhouette dear to hcans of the majority of Parisians. Of course, the hobble skirt is positively dead, bii.t very little flare is noticeable at aides of the typical straight skirt. 1 A .stunning HUle white linen suit seen yesterday at the Rl'ts was elaborated by- bands of eyelet embrqidery and a smart. cutaway Jacket of plain blue was worn with.it. A hem'of blue at the skirt showed that the 'jacket really was designed witht tho These separate coats of. linen or made shcrt, are much exploited by the very-we 11-dressed women. SerRo sailor collars art used now on "outing sulis or coats. Combinations of polka-dotted fabrics are much in vogue. A white batisia with pink dots will be trimmed with a pink material with while dots. The ef- fect is new' and charming for youns girls- _ Foulard, and tussorj} are very fash- ionable. There-musu-'not be any shins an the surface.-' The''broad stripes are the prevailing a reception ;the other afternoon was of blue, with a broad white stripe. The tunic skirt was scal- loped a i. the bottom and opened over a. ruby-qolored sailnr'plealed underskirt. A deep 'collar and' cnffr of ruby'satin, veiled' with blue' trimmed bodice. ELOISE. The Newest Frills ONE of the most important consider- ations In the matter of dress acces- sories is that the collar and the jabot should correspond. Some women will persist in wearing an Irish lace collar with a jabot of cluny. In thai they outrage all the laws of proper dress- ing The whole, aspect of a sown can be made or ruined fay the addition of a new frill or fichu, or by a collar of a. differ- ent pattern, and this is no trifling mat- ter when one entertainment follows close on the heels of another and all the re- sources of the most ample wardrobe we severely taxed. The grandfather frill is still in favor: in its newest form it consists of a triple frill of point d'esprlt net falling like a gossamer cascade down one side or the Corjase and providing a charming finish to the simplest costume. There are indications that the low- eut colUrlws blouae Is going out of f- ion. The new Jabots, and especially the new, graceful Georgian fall of lace, necessitate a neckband, and the latest collar an all-round frill of pleated lace mounted on a narrow in- sertion. New in dainty collars of real lace and Irish crochet, with Honlton samples, almost, cover the ihoulders and show a deep square back and front, while pretty bUck-and-whItft collars, embroidered here and there In gold or ilumlnurn thread, are very smart. The Peter Pan collar Is far too pretty to be tightly abandoned, for It fits well around the neck, and in latest development la carried out in white linen, embroidered with colored silks or woolen thread. SOME of the most attractive coat ami dress sets, made of. a sailor collar and large turnback cuffs, are of rnousseline or plain swiss, with no iurther elaboration than the hemstitched hem. Hemstitching; by the way, is a favor- its feature on French gowns and acces- sorie.s of almost every hind of fabric, and can be used with excellent advan- tage on neckwear. Where hemstitching cannot be Intro- duced conveniently, set-in narrow bead- ing1 is used instead. Several .types of neckwear are represented In the latest importations from Paris. Foremost are the sailor collars. These come in em- broidered linen and batiste, net and lace, white material having-'colored borders matching the sown with which they are to be worn. Very handsome ones of heavy Irish lace can be copied with alluver em- broidery finished with a narrow lace edge. The shawl collar of embroidered ba- tiste or flne handkerchief linen finds fa- vor in the eyes of the large woman. These arc cut liko a fichu in front to give a shillow V-shaped nech. Such a collar with scalloped edges. Is particularly attractive v hen worn with a dark-colored sown. Foldedrback curls that match are worn with It- A fealuro of many of the French sr.flor collars IK the extreme depth in the hack. This (F a new note.ami promises to become very popular, especially with the taller women. Hair Ornaments BUTTERFLIES of all descriptions are Immensely popular for the orna mentation of the coiffure. The inoet popular IB a scintillating Jeweled fly poised on the'hair in a most bewitching fashion. Some of them are of velvet border- ed with gleaming rows of paillettes. or in metal tissue and lace. Eilack and white butterflies mounted on a bit of colored chiffon have a most charming effect. The little touch of color just visible through the hair provides a great addition to the coiffure, while the widespread lace wings have a. much lighter affect than ''the velvet. A satin ribbon or rosette mounted on a comb is another new hair orna- ar Linen Gowns A Summer Coat Suit COOL, comfortable coils and sklrtf are being mfttle of the finer, softer weaves of shantung silk, chosen in the natural biscuit shade, and also Of soft uncrushabie a favorite fabric called "silk serge." which closely resemble? our old friend, "satin mervellleiix." A pretty model Is of delft blue satin triir.rncfl !n a new way, with lonj silk ribbons chosen in a darker shade of blue. The skirt opens on the left side In panel effect, rcve-allnic a long end of rlhbon. and caught across with a dull silver button. The cost Is treated in similar way, with a trimming of satin ribbons and silver buttons, and la finished with a pleated sine frill of fine white batiste. .A high-crowne.l hemp hat to match the gown has a brim of irregular shape, which Is turned off the tnce and lined with black velvet, and is trimmed In a daring manner with one large dark criiwoft TOM. FIRST and foremost among the gowns suitable for Eummer wear come the frocks of cool, pale-tinted linens, since they are practically of no weight, while they are very refreshing to look at on the hottest days. A dellcionsly cool-looking model is made of lily-leaf green and adorned in an effective embroidery worked In flax Ihreads. in a combination of palest pink and green, with here and there the introdnction of ivory white. A tunic Is cut on a. rather new shape, very much bigger In thfc back than In tho front, while ll.e raised waist line Is outlined with pott black ribbon in a smart little bow on one sirlo and finished with fringed ends. Tho same embroidery appears on the bodice arranged In two nointt'. and Ihero Is a dainty chemisette of tucked white net and lace Insertion linlshcd with n narrow turnod- d0lMlat'fgsl'c'cvcs of'ihc mien'have under them a sleeve, of net nnd lace "f creeu stViiw I1, worn A croivn band nnd big wlmlmlir form will. bow of pnlc'-srecn'rlbbon Irims II. while the snnshado .Is noon wear. The newest bandeau Is simplicity Itself, made of a. piece ribbon vel- vet fiinbroidcreo: in the Greek key pattern In dark-colored beads for day wear, while in the evening the em- broidcrv ia of gold paillettes or mock diamonds, which glitter with every movement, of the wearer. Other fashionable stylo? of hair decoration include the Juliet caps in gnld or silver net, wlih little tassels hanging over the ears; bandeaux of metal ribbon, with bright-colored ribbon twisted down the center and caught down with little rosettes at tli.i sides, and bandeaux with a large cabochon In the center. For the young girl, the prettiest decoration is the simple ribbon drawn through the curls nnd puffs and tied with butterfly bow on the Thcro is a note of simplicity In it that is entirely lacking in the others. Ribbon can be threaded through the hair with a Hat bodkin and then at the back or on the side. Sleeves bslantlal Irish linens, embroidered elalniralt'ly In fliirtH worked with sofl while linen (hrcnd, re- main first favorites among tho costumes suitable for hot will, deep -Jollar's of Irish crochel lace or cm adorned will, lonj black sis J'jKssriw: -ffi. SwnmK In and In Qnaker gray, arc all seen worn with large nrovcd so generally hccomlns dnriiiB I ho vu.1 tew month" that no one Is Inclined lo .fve then. WHEX the sleeves are of the pcas- tyiie. large fnldcd-bacn cuffs arc employed as trim- ming, a narrow under- si-eve of some sheer white material, net or allover embroidery. This cm he edged ivi'.h a bit of Ian edging or a narrow bias When the regulation sleeve, that ll cut on the lines or a coat sleeve, Is used, the cnff If wlc more simple, lo con- .his "lyfc. It unlrlmmctl, cxcepl for a double row of stitching. Sleeves of a. sunin.er gown or admit, of much trimming. Lact Inser- tion embroidered or lace mollfs. insels of li'o.h lace ami embroidery, will, edg- ing on the cuffs, are all correct. If care Is lo choose suitable trim- mine and not tno much ot It Is used. An overlrlmmed sleeve, like an ovor- trlmmcd gown. than perfectly plain narmenl ilntebcd will only a hem. ;