Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta
The Lethbridge Herald Fourth Section November 1973 Pages 29 40 Fashions for both day and night CkrUtiM SdMce Monitor NEW YORK. N.Y. Vera a fashion finds the times once more in tune with her sense of style. 'It's a great she ad- mits see girls emerging from that terrible kick of no- and to see women reaching once more for fine natural superb and but She weathered the mini- maxi-midi fashion con- volutions because a determin- coterie of Maxwell fans kept buying and believing in her kind of timeless fashion. These were the chic comfortable styles that became for most Maxwell loyalists the building blocks of long-range wardrobes that were expected to carry on valiantly for years. Thousands of women agreed with Princess Grace of Monaco and Mrs. Henry that Vera Maxwell produced the in their the that the designer sometimes refers to as because look great anytime. A Vera Maxwell retrospec- covering the years 1W5 to 1970. was sponsored three years ago by the Friends of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington. D.C. It came at ebb tide for the but it provided the impetus for her current resurgence. am copying myself this she said as she show- ed her current who has more To she brought out the flared skirt and wrapped blouse she first introduced in and the same classic with a that has been in her line for years. It is so loved and in demand that she can't retire it. This time around it appears in a fuzzy purple mohair. She is still using the same hand-woven .tweeds from Magee of .Ireland that she has used since still buying the same great Scottish and featuring the same nubby wild silk that she has si.nce 1951. even had the same workers in my establishment for the past 35 she she sees neutrals browns and grays as her best colors for this winter. But she says black is having a strong and she likes parma violet and nasturium orange for interesting contrast. Mrs. Maxwell says the of the is made by Skinner. It feels like sheer she yet is spot- and durable. Mrs. Maxwell says she designs with a certain kind of woman in mind the busy woman who puts a premium on looking casually chic with a minimum of fuss.and bother. And who may have but does not choose to flaunt it. That's the day-wear angle of fashion this season. the. walls between the loungewear and Glitters comes back The casual look of last year perks Up with a jewelled top while daytime outfits take on classic bottom left. Day dress by Tiziani of Rome. after you see your doctor bring your prescription to e. smart introduces the barely there look for evening out or an evening a'i.isjpecial design for the daring wdms'rrbf today. Caumont brings back career girl look with smart two-piece tweed-look complete with re- member-when net hat. JEN'S UNIFORM CENTRE Ml OM Uniforms I Urr IflOAl L 73SIJIM 'Sp70 OFF CENTRE The Herald- Family evening clothes departments in the stores have been noticeably crumbling. To wear a garment sold as a hostess gown when one is a dinner guest at somebody else's house is not in the least uncommon and considering the similarity of styles and the difference in price is often an economically sound idea. John Kloss. the designer who brought nightclothes out of the found numbers of women taking his advice more literally than he had en- visaged. A short while back a reporter for a Detroit new- spaper won a national award tor haying written. Wore My Nightgown to a based on her personal ex- perience. Her experiment proved how easy it could be to dress up a black nylon jersey Kloss nightie with a belt and gold ropes and chains and pass oneself off as a candidate for the best-dressed list. Not only did nobody find her she was covered with com- pliments all evening. Afterward women throughout the United States followed her lead. All this one would not have expected the new to cause more than a ripple of interest. In lace-trimmed slip dresses that closely resemble and slip-top dresses have been sending out minor shock waves in fashion and retailing circles. Some of the high-powered designers who are using the lingerie look for dance and evening dresses are Chester Weinberg and Geoffrey Beene. Oscar de la Renta shows silk crepe nightshirts being covered do not rate as undie-inspired fashions. Clovis Ruffih's jersey slip dress sells for and you can buy a similar black nylon jer- sey lace-trimmed slip in the lingerie department for But Ruffin doubts that you could get away with wearing the real slip solo. His he points is not shiny like the true slip and has special details such as a little zipper and straps of pip- ing instead of ribbon ones with metal adjustable at- tachments. Committee rejects quota system TORONTO The chairman of a select com- mittee of the Ontario Legislature on economic and cultural nationalism says the committee may release some of its recommendations this week. Russell Rowe said the committee has been studying statistics on faculty hiring in Ontario universities but does not intend to recommend a strict quota system to require universities to hire Canadians. were told in and out of the university community that quotas would be harmful and the committee went against the idea of Mr. Rowe said in an interview. don't think there was any dissent on Mr. Rowe was commenting on published reports that the committee intends to recom- mend that 80 per cent of all new faculty hired in the next 10 years be Canadian. He said he believes the report was based on a trial draft of the committee's fin-' dings. NEW REVENESCENCE Make It An Appointment Visit the Ritz Counter at The Cosmotique. 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