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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 22, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta Snapshots of the Fashionable at the British Capital and at the Races, With Gossip on Clothes as Gathered Wherever Such Subjects Are Discussed. By Gertrude Epperson HE L6_JVcDch or a smart Ibey always remark when observ- .'LjiS.a.iyeH drfitscd .woman on the contincm. TJiis remark mn.dc by a titled v.-cmcn J met in a railway carnage while travel- ( Calais in 1910. English women I'.-crc she insisted, in spite my politu at year said, regarding American-made russet, "Where would you find an English '.vonian with feet like yours or in .1 IJiglnml such a pair of To' Icll the Irulh. the feet of the., lady who could boast a durhcsfi" crown of the coveted strawberry Icaves, did look very flnt nnd long1 in. comparison with the 4-H American last. She continued lo discuss Ameri.- cahs and by the lime we had reached While Cliffs of Dover fhc rcjrsrd- cd me as a sufficiently inlercslinj bit Interesting Cnplured in Ikilish Sunshine. In wear, but also the shopkeepers have realized how lo' supply fashionable attire. Well inati-j small hats, won Sport's appnrel-- (ho English' woman lo tweed, but now her even ing "a nil nval'ftiiy observed in Paris; .f on F-irr.ivl rlimbcd ibar.rfl n 'bu.-. which is very similar to the Fifth avenue vcfiidt and elves a "in view of an English crowd.. Hcrt arc the famous Crril and Savoy Hotels, ion nHi1' rafcs for luncheon and.'dinner. Tha' 6t Americana lo invite me lo tea at her historic mancton fit Hyde Tnrk Corner, which is the en- trance to Hyde I'ark ami the renowned Row, where English fashionables Inkc the air. Bpt what of my tea Realizing that I would have the privilege of observing the smart English woman in her most, picturesque selling (he patace of n great Duchess, I, of course, accepted the invitation and wont lo lea. I nicl many lovely womrn, painfully "frumpy" from the American point of remember this wns in 1010. Every lady wore her hair in n "bun." The word itself brings a to an American. A bun at the back and n frizz at the That was Ihc correct hcacMrcas. .A low oE the younger woman with the purily of line and skin that characterizes the. English fncc At it3 best, were beautiful in of their absolute lack of style. They were thnt they louM rot make themselves ugly, try as they would, but the the ordinarily featured Officers Arc Good Foils to New Clolhcs. wouicn wilh their lanky English figure.', in America would have dressed so well that llicy would have been called stunning, bnd no idea of how to moke thenuclvcs attractive. Tlicy had TIO slylc, no no po, Queen her linic frizzed and affeclcd B "hun." Every nlhcr womnn from Judy O'Grady lo the roloncl's InHy nrloptctl the coifTurc, of whelhor it was beconiinc: or whether it wnan'l. it wasn't! Their frrt were anrl flat, nnd their shoes h'i.lly nnulc. Thn't Rut Wiis is 1019, and 1 could not believe rny ryes when I slepprd ofT the train nt Cnnring Pl.ition oilier (toy. ftmiirl womonwero ta-cTywhcri: with their unmislnkablc Krplisli nr- tonl; their were encased with silk .etock- well shaped fecit clad in hcMutifuIly inoHHIcfJ pumps with buckle.5; of silver, cut slrcl and They wore smarl Iiala, well fiL- ling (jownr. find real coiffures. I could not believe my t-ycp, Queen Mt.ry wears lirr hair in a frizz, but the Knjfliafi n'oincu no Jonf.'cr