The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida on November 12, 1968 · Page 9
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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 9

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Palm Beach Post, Tuesday, Nov. 12, l-9 New York Designers Banking On Feminine Look For Spring "t 3 J; . L .4 V ' t lX 4 X I te&$&:..a I r ment industry banking on a feminine look for spring. Karen Siark at Harvey Berin goes so all out for softness of fashion there isn't a single pair of pants in her new collection. Berin's evening clothes stress chiffons and they're beautifully done with yard on yard, layer on layer of the fabric in the skirts combined with jeweled tops cut into deep v necklines. her movie role as Gertrude Lawrence, the blazing musical comedy star of the 20's and 30's. He's pulled another coup in his spring wholesale collection managing to mix in a bit of nostalgia with a totally contemporary look, and all-girl even with dozens of pants outfits. His evening trousers or better, call them pajamas and culottes are flattering to almost any figure, with their fitted bodices, and flowing skirt lines. Brooks does shirtwaisters crepes being sewn into the long, slinky and lowcut gowns of the Jean Harlow 30's, the shirtwaist dresses and the jumpers revived full force for both daytime and evening, reflecting classics from any era including the-10's. What designer Donald Brooks does with clothes is pretty typical of the major news from the New York showrooms, where the nation's store buyers are seeing and ordering spring lines. Brooks did the timeless costumes for Julie Andrews in By GAY PAULEY IPI Women's Editor NEW YORK (UPD Spring fashions are shaping up to an all-girl look, even though it's a rare collection from New York's manufacturers of worn-' en's wear without some pants costumes. The coming season shapes up also as a dip into nostalgia, with clothes reminiscent of the 192u's, the 30's, the 40's even. Witness the many strands of pearls as accessories which recall the flapper era, the thousands of yards of silk THE CHAIRMEN Working on McMahon, Mrs. John R. Drexel III behalf of the Symphonette dinner and Mrs. Alfons Landa. dance are (from left) Mrs. Frank Symphonette Tuning Up For Black-White Theme for both late day and evening, waistlines belted, sleeves wide and full, cuffed at the wrists. They come in both prints and in soft pastels like palest of blush pink crepes. And ruffles! Layers of them frame the face, trim the wrists, whirl at skirt hems in several short evening dresses in point d'esprit. A floor length formal in daffodil yellow organza has a "collar", a mass of ruffles making it look like a bolero. The waistline on this number Is cut very slim, although not belted, and the sweeping skirt ends in a deep stack of ruffles. Brooks likes yellow for spring. Another daffodil organza formal, floor length, has the entire skirts layer after laverof ruffles. The designer revives gray in many tones, with pale or dove gray dominant. He likes the interplay also of black and white in daytime pants suits or regular suits, mixes brown and white in flowing crepe evening pajamas or in "cracked ice", an abstract patterning, In daytime suits and coat dresses. And the whole play of the daytime silhouette is the wrapped look. Jackets, collar-less, fold over at the front, like a refined bathrobe, and are belted at the natural waistline. Brooks is just one nf the many designers in the multi-billion dollar New York gar BUt J who's Nancy Cotton? J I quite p la dish!y I V'V: ' 1 i " -1 -r- r ' ;i f , .'.!'.-. v. ..:: - '., r' ' . . f . V '. ' i. "'!'. i-V'' i '.. .- ' " - , "a "W : ; ' , teat Bk riences, they, too, will grow to appreciate it throughout their lives. This year Mrs. Landa and the other chairmen say the Keyboard theme sets atmosphere for musical treats to come. Guests have been requested to wear all while, all black or black-and-white. For Mrs. Landa, the evening will be an especially exciting one. It will be from a dance to a hop . . . by plane to North Africa to be, along with her husband, house-guest of Princess Zalstem-Zalessty in Mar-rakech. Co-chairmen for the dinner dance of the evening are Mrs. H. Pressley Daniels and Mrs. Russell P. Chubb. Tickets are in the mail according to Mrs. John Rybovich Jr. "Guests usually respond quickly, knowing that final arrangements can't wait for this very special event," she said. Black-and-white elegance will be combined with festivities when the Keyboard Dinner Dance is held Tuesday evening, December 3, at Marshall Grant's restaurant. It marks officially the third season of the Palm Beach Symphonette. Honorary chairmen have been announced for the event, which is expected to draw not only the fashionable but noted devotees of fine music. They are Mrs. Alfons Landa, Mrs. Frank McMahon, and Mrs. John R. Drexel III. "We surely will appreciate suddotI of our marvelous series," says Mrs. Landa. The concert series dates will be announced shortly. They will include two childrens concerts to be held at the West Palm Beach auditorium. They are complimentary to the children, made possible by patrons and sponsors, who believe that once children are introduced to fine music expe 7 secnoN 11 APARTMENTS "A New Concept in Condominium Living" Single Story No upslom neighbors. Only Apt!, poi Olio. Walking distance to Shopping (onloi t Ihooloi. Club houM, Pool, Rk. FocilittM. Central Air-Condttionrng City wattr and Swrt. M 1,490 I Bdim l'i lolh.. ,$1 3,900 2 Idim I lolh .. Iiom Furnished Model I Open 9 AM -6 PM ( 235 MAIN BLVD. (S.W. 16th AVE.) BOYNTON BEACH Ph. 732-6632 r SPECIAL OFFER! Every Wife Required To Play Three Roles AND WIG A BOUTIQUE NOW OPEN MON. THRU SAT. ALSO THURS. EVENING BY APPOINTMENT All PERMANENT WAVE PRICES REDUCED MON. & TUES. 832-7579 137 BRADLEY PL PALM BEACH FREE PARKING r FRANKLY FRILLY Designer Donald Brooks takes the feminine approach to spring. 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