Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California on July 16, 1961 · Page 54
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Independent Press-Telegram from Long Beach, California · Page 54

Long Beach, California
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Sunday, July 16, 1961
Page 54
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INDEPENDENT-PRESS-TELEGRAM--W-3 LONO BEACH 11, CALIF.. SUNDAY, JULY I*, 1941 Style Copy Cats to Lead Dog's Life This Fa By MARY ELLIS I. C-T fuhlon Editor NEW YORK -- When it comes to fall fashions, most anything goes. Especially money. Clothes for the coming season are fitted or full, long or short, understated or opulent, colorful or sub- dued' (mostly s u b d u e d ) , trimmed or untrimmed. There's a silhouette to flatter every figure -- particularly the lady with a fat pocketbook. * * * * NEW STYLE ideas created by the 31 members of the New York Couture Group are so lavishly expensive and so intricately engineered that they defy emulating--either by do-it-yourself seamstresses or popular-priced manufacturers. As Liz Bernkopf, fashion ed of the Boston Globe, so aplly put it: "What will the simple folk do?" Highly technical tailoring, welt seaming, insert pleats and godets, shapings from bias cuts, intricately cut shoulder and waistlines defy the amateur seamstress. Many creations are so opulently decorated that they represent a king's ran- some in jewels and furs. Take Samuel Winston's beautifully lavish collection. As grand finale, five evening flnor-length dazzlers appeared on the ramp at one time. The total cost: A cool $15,000! ICE COLD FUR STORAGE Your Furs Deserve the Finest Core Our Modern Vault on Premises It Positive Protection Againtt Hazards of Summer Heat Free Pickup and. Delivery GA 7-7447 Cleaning---Restyling--R^Jyeing-- Repairing HARRIS FURS ,4260 ATLANTIC AVE. SAL^E! *599 8 699 SHOES SPECIAL" GROUP 8 3 9 9 Save now on your summer footwear ol Ihe height of the season. You'll find leathers and fabric- in a variety of whiles and colors. All sizes, bu not in every style. Hurry in for these big savings! C a s u a l s , MOW 8 1?£ pnd Open Men, and Friday Evni. 335 PINE AVE. color over another. Although there are deep colors in three favorite · ranges--green from spnice to darkest evergreen, berry tones from strawberry to grape, plum and eggplant, also brown from amber to walnut--the emphasis is on subdued, sometimes lifeless, hues. New styles have extravagant trimmings--or none at all. Beads and jewels are applied as if by a jeweler, usually paving an entire dress. Every type of fur-bearing animal (except the copy cat) is represented. Sable, chinchilla, l y n x , nutria, French seal, fox, jeopard are used as collars, linings and bandings. Lizard and kid lealher are used as bindings on wool dresses. This holds true for strcel, t h r e e - quarter and seven- eighths length coats in combination with either a dress or an overblouse and skirt, There's no parting, . for instance, of Monte Sano's clutch coat in brown zigzag t w e e d lined in the sheer wool plaid of its boatneck dress . . . nor, for evening, of his three-quarter black fox coat shimmering in longhaired glory over a matte btack dress in sleek fantasia silk. ' Capes and cape effects appear in most collections. A new sleeve treatment sets the sleeve forward and so low it appears to be an extension of a cape. HERE ARE some liigh- lights from collections: Wilson Folmar, man behind the seams at Edward Abbott, tops a taffeta belled skirt with s t r e t c h fabric b o d i c e . . . puts a 1930s swing skirt on a black dress with bloused bodice . . . does evening crepes that wear their own jewelled brooches. Brannell puts band and bow around the hemline of a magenta suit . . . outlines the slim hem of a burgundy velvet evening gown with Russian sable. Jane Derby, whose daring, dashing sequinned evening pajamas of a couple seasons ago startled, then started, the fashion world into a din- iicr-pajama furore, this season lias gay, frivolous "sul- NEVER were materials NOT TO SAY she can't more lavish and exciting, have one without the other, For R new layered look, but the woman who sets they are ridged, puffed, styles for a separate coat blistered, double w o v e n , this season isn't being fair carved, crosswnven in one to herself. Margaret Lois Purcell Weds in Palos Verdes HANDSOME IS as handsome docs--and this ensemble, designed by David Kidd for Arthur Jah- low, IS. Straight coat is charcoal wool, faced in white and grey plaid long hair wool as is short sleeve sheath which accompanies it. LONG BEACH Margaret Lois Purcell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Purcell of Portuguese Bend, became the bride of Clifford Stanley Foerster at a recent late afternoon ceremony i n N e i g h b o r h o o d Church of Palos Verdcs. Dr. Albert E. King officiated. The new Mrs. Foorster, who was escorted to the altar by her father, wore a gown of white organza over taffeta with cap sleeves and Sabrina neckline. Her veil of illusion lace was attached to a tiara of pearls and sequins and her cascade bouquet was of white orchids and stephanotis. Mrs. Michael Purcell, the bride's sister-in-law, of San Jose, formerly of Long Beach, was matron of honor. Dr. Donald R. Foerster of Elsah. 111., the bridegroom's brother, was best man. * * * * ATTENDANTS were Pal ty Stratford, the bride's cousin; Delsie Finch, Palo Alto; Sue Alfson, Los Gatos; Jnhn Buchanan, S a n A n t o n i o , Texas, the bridegroom's brother-in-law; and Clifford Schaefer, Beaumont. The Purcell family has been associated with the Independent, Press - Telegram for Ihe past 13 years. The newlyweds will reside in San Jose, where he is a senior associate engineer with IBM, and she is a senior at San Jose State College. Following a reception in the church the couple de- tan" trousers of silk taffeta and, believe it or not, marquisette. Ben Reig gives' fashion "fur-ore" to a black cocktail dress by covering it with a solid glitter of se- tjuined leopard spots. Exclusive with Herbert Sondheim is glistening lame silk tweed--one bias-worked in plaid, the other in hound's tooth checks--worked into a simple after-five blouson dress. ' With all this glamor, a demarcation between the haves and have-nots will be clearly defined this year by the apparel on any woman's back. Singers Tell Engagement Announcement is being made by Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Singer of Long Beach of the engagement of their daughter, Terrie LcAnne, to Greg Shaffer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Johnson, 3000 Daisy Ave. Sept. 23 has ber:n selected for the wedding date. The bride-elect was graduated from Polytechnic High School and was a member of Ramayana while a student at Long Beach City College. Her fiance was affiliated with Theta Phi at Jordan. FROM Christian D i o r - " New York collection comes t h i s brushed wool coat in "lion gold" . . . loosely bar- reled, doubly-buttoned all the way. ORGAN or PlflHQ : TAUGHT IK YOUR HOME ORGAN--$5 Hour riANO--4.50 Hour For Fnlcrmallcn can HEmlock 7-MIO bttwetn A arx] J o m / SHAW MUSIC, 124 Elm, Apt. 4; AND r , A T , T i. lp -rl" CURRY IS the color of this shaped front coat in rliag- hriSS±-. L "S«n"r-Mr B TM»1 W °° ! fr ° m FalI Wi » tC [ COlleCli ° n T ° f and Mrs. Ottn Vnersrnr. are Originala. H has oval back, lap seams on sleeves of San Antonio, Texas. creating "moving forward" look. | Shopping With Susan Mrs. Clifford Fncrstcr Bride-Elect Showered With Parties Carol Ann Carpenter, bride-elect of Jerry Ken Williams, w a s r e c e n t l y honored at several bridal showers given by friends in Los Alamitos. She will marry July 22 at the Baptist Church there. Mrs. Pauline De Witt w^s hostess to a group of 15 at her home at 3912 Howard St. Pink and white decorations were used in the patio and house. Miss Carpenter also was honored at a miscellaneous -shower in the home of Blanche I. Dunn, 4752 Katella Ave. Mrs. Audrey Dunn and Sandy Williams assisted the hostess in serving the 2R guesl.s attending. * * » * A THIRD party was given by Mrs. I,ois Chase, who entertained 34 friends of the bride-elect at a patio event at her 'home, 11161 Essex Ave. FORECAST FOR FALL: Black calf pattern pump with square throat softly draped to pointed toe ($6.99), teaming beautifully with marshmallow bag at S4.99. Both shoes and bag also available in other fashion shades. For more information, call HE 7-9779 weekdays. · BRIDESMAID · COCKTAIL · MOTHER-OF-THE-BRIDE · ·ACCESSORIES · Regular and Half Sii'ei / · mem. /mmini 10 : IL ORDUFI : ' bridal, formal I offer 5 dresses 353 east ocean blvd. HE 6-4778 ays invited · We accspl BANKAMER1CARDS nd others F R E E P A R K I N G IN THE REAR OR PARK SHOP TT Open M o n d a y Friday E v e n i n g ! 'til 9.^y,y: ;v SHOP MONDAY NITE TIL 91 Weddmg Invitations on Crane's Paper Engraved or Emboiieit Thank You f^altt Bride Sookt WIER'S CAMERA CENTER OPEN FRIDAY 'TIL » f. It, ·MSB ATLA.VTH: (iArfirld a-2»3f DESIRE A NEW LOOK? , . . we do, and are in the process o! rcmorielmo. Why not join us --- Lfils create a captivating -new you. OUR 115 i 120 P E R M A N E N T SI A S1O50 V iuComplels NO EXTRAS Now BEAUTY SALONS DOWNTOWN 137 Mill 51. HE(-ii159 BIXBY KNOLLS GA(-UJ7 Fr» Parkina a Both Our Galoca CUSTOM-MADE DRAPERIES for the price of the fahric alone! 2.50 - 2.95 - 3.50 - 3.95 yd. . , . the custom-workmanship is FREEI You choose from over 40 fabrics--· have your draperies made-lo- measure with such custom extras as double herns top and bottom, double fullness, covered weights, and fan -folding . . . ALL included in the price of the fabric--AND with Buffums' guarantee of saiisfaction! (rods and installation exlra) SPECIAL UPHOLSTERY FABRICS! Reg. 4.95 to 15.95 yd. NOW 30% OFF Wonderful selection of fabrics in traditional, provincial and contemporary design and color -- for slip-covering, re-upholstering, or making new draperies . . . ALL 30% OFF! Why not see the fabrics in your own home, talk to our Interior Consultant, take advantage of our custom service! Draperiei and Upholstery, Fourth Floor · GIVE US A CALL ... our Interior Consultant will bring fabric sample] to your home and give estimates if you wish, Long Beach, HE 6-9841, ZE 9841, SP 5 - 1 1 9 1 Santa Ana, Kl 2-6262, ZE 2626, or call collect. Start Hours: Monday, Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oth«r days, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. . \ A,"

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