The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas on August 12, 1951 · Page 60
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The Corpus Christi Caller-Times from Corpus Christi, Texas · Page 60

Corpus Christi, Texas
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Sunday, August 12, 1951
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Corpus Chrttti CALLER-TOCES. Sun., Aug. 12, 1951 Profile, Turban, Pillbox Shape Millinery Fashion Three important hat types take, shape in fall's millinery picture.; The profile type, in cap or up 1 turned brim shape, extending welJ: down over one ear but showinx; more of the front hairline than; In past seasons and often lifted! at front. | The cap or turban is frequently! cut away at the front center to! show about two snches of' j line. Sometimes this sits we!! back; on the head. ' The pillbox, this season w i t h j more hat. more wid'.h t.o the t o p j sides, and a little deeper than i n ; past season, is the third type.: Ornamented, Colorful i Fabrics include the basic felt, velvet and velour. For trimming and texture, ostrich, simulated j aigrettes, rhinestone, pearl and' sequin ornaments will be often ' used. The all jewel hat or f e l t ' hat with elaborate jewel side or front center trimming is a dressier must. Almost every hat has a veil ami .sometimes a hnt Is onlv a veil! trimmed with rhinestones and se-, quins. i Since most coat, suit nnd dress fabrics are basic, muted tones,) color in milinery is splashed with; a free hand. Plumage shades in-,; elude flamingo, peacock blue, gold-; f.nch yellow and thru.^1 taupe. Also! strictly autumn tones ar» the ba-j galelle purples, high brasses, rus-i set embers, and saionie reds to' be worn with grey costumes. Tur-; quoise and winter violet are also; important fall colors. ; A plealed fan of turquoise v e - j lours is inset in the black velours I crown of a smart profile toque! by B. J. Goldenberg. It lias a! black mesh brew veil. \ Several designers have put their; signatures on tricornes this sea-' son. Milgrim's is a soft pale yel-1 low velour trimmed with a quill| ol black sequins. Jeanne Tele has created a large swooning Income! in grege velvet faced wth black i for after-five wear. Bernice Cha:les designed her Income of hatter's plush with pheasant trim anJ G. Howard Hodge diet one in coffee felt, trimmed with rings of bionze spangles and a dct- bordered veil. Walter Florell rails a cap in platinum panne, "Folly Cup" nnd I banded the dimpled sectional brim! m grosgrain. A burnt ostrich Jea-; ther dips forward. This designer! has also swathed a smoky bluej fox over a shallow gray velour j hat and added a rhinestone firtial.1 V«Iv«t Shell j To be worn with a theatre suitj or dinner dress is's "Right Angle" black velvet shell bonnet. The edge is corded in satin, and the forward look is retained but made saucier through the list to the s;de. Beatrice .Martin has designed a j light grey cloche of nyala, imported f u r , trimmed it with a goldi ring end black velvet. Ruth Miller) used the same material in a cloche of ginger brown. A Francoise Ray design by Lessere is a mint green c l o c h e , rounded on one side and curled up high on the other. The hat is studded in gold braid and jewels. Dobbs has expressed the coolie trend in a black velour turned down at one side and curled high on another. A black velour Vera Whistler is accented by gold sequin trim end veiling. THUS. WILLIAM J. LOW IN MAR1OK VA'LLE HAT . . . fcither etches Ull illhoneUe Hats Inspired by History, Travel By BARBARA BRADY stones solidly massed on its surface. Other* have necklaces o( beads, rhlnestones nr pearls which urn used instead of crown bands. Extravagant fabrics also entor the picture. There are, s h o v e l brims of shiny satin. Green velvet ia plu.shsd up and buttoned down ^ l i k e the upholstery on a l i t t l e i French chair. Golri mesh, gold Fs»hloti Corrmpotulent NEW YORK--New fall hala «re Inspired. They're inspired by a trip to Italy, * pagoda in China, or the plushnesa of French velvet Upholstery- This may not sound like a very j{ m id'and simulated egrets shine appetizing match for a new black I and fly from these dressy hats. dresi or a brown wool suit, but don't let the milliners fool you. They just like to apply a little high hat talk to their new bonnet ideas. Mary Goodfeilovv has been to Italy. She brought back some beautiful embroidered b r a i d and jeweled designs sewn on velvet, Then* make glittering little caps which would effectively light up uny n«w black dress. Noethridg* takes his nearly every period L A d d i e Idea* from mentioned in n history book, He atari* with th» Chinese dynasty and continues on past Queen Victoria's bonnets. But for the South T « x a » woman looking for * new suit hat, he has some s t r i k i n g b r o w n and black combinations. On* hat is. «. true MarUn* Bie- trich slouch brim made in. black velvet and crown banded with a wide brown ribbon. Fall Feather* Both of these hat designers like feathers this fall. Little clipped :«prayi of ostrich are mad« into ribbon bands by Miss Goodfellow, into pom poms 'by Mr. JNorthridge. ; Lddi« Northridge i» perfectly willing to let black cats cross his path. «ad to walk under any ladder thif fU. He has even u s e d ! burnished peacock feathers, in de- fianc* to superstition, on several of hi* casual hts. Th» clipp«d ostrich which, both these hat designers us» i* not at ell like the swirling ostrich of the plumes, it is! sheared down to only about an Inch j and *. half of s t a n d-up-atraijht j feathers which lend themselves to] either the pom pom or the ribbon i band treatment. j L«M Expensive Line* j There's n s h » r p line between I L*ddi» Nortoridge's suit hat andj th« more dressy cocktail to thea-i tr« hat* in the collection. His suiti hats *r» studies in two ton» vel-l otin, ar» variation* of the sailor or snap brim shape*. H« ha* copied himself thi« fall, h*» t » k *"n aeverl of .hi» most successjtul d«- »ign» and translated them i n t o hat* which will »ell for from $10 to $16. Th*se will wear it label j readiar "Ltttl* Lady" by Laddie Northridg*. These translationi could only be Jon« for, his mo*t casual designs, j because obviously .there's m o r e than |15 worth of jewelry and trim on some of his dressier hats. But th« less expansive hat field is being approached by nearly all the top custom hat designers. Mr. Northridg* and Walter Florall are th» two new entries for this next fall. Sally Victor and John Fredericks, having already ventured in, found the water fine. There are quiet * few 1 a r j « brim» in Mr. Nortnridj*'* collection, although if »n actual' count were made of both the Northridg* and Goodfellow collection, · m a 11 cap* and pillboxei would, win by a firm margin. Angled Brim* The Northridye blf brlm» are never straight, they're mnjUd in one direction or another, or they're almost umbrella ·hupe* with edges nifflinj; around the h e a d and ettwnn rWnf to pacoda peaki. Thitrt'i plenty of decoration on Ikftt*. One wide 1l*ek velvet Mai-y Goodfellow likes fabric for hats. She makes wool and chenille cloches, panne instead of satin, and wool jersey. Not Forward "The forward hat of last season j is smart, but it is not young," says I Mary Goodfellow. It's too difficult to wear, believes this milliner, and ,, v,~TM T ,-.,, , , ,, not very becoming. So she com- LOS ANGELES--A cocktail dress promises with fashion and fiatterv desi £ ned b y Suse ls called "Neck- by putting slight forward projec'-! !ace -" but actuall y consists of a tions on hats, so that they have ai b l t more ' A flar;d skirt of sh ** r G. HOWARD HODGE DESIGNKD MRS. \V1LLTAM H. KEYS' PROFILE HAT pompoms wave from a how of black felt Schiffli Embroideries Shoivn in Fath Designs PARIS--Fath m a k e s use of Schiffli embroideries for guimpes,, sleeves and other details in his I new romantic line fashions. Bel]' skirted hostess gowns feature short bodices of embroidered wtin. Marie Amelia dresses feature twin frilled lingerie car*?s, half fichus and dandy collars. Serving The Great Southwest R M E D S E R V I C E 9*^* PREPARATORY SCHOOL 1211 Townsend Avenue Son Antonio 9, Texas Thorough instruction to prepare High School graduates, for West Point, Annapolis, Coast Guard Academy, and Colles* Board examinations. Limited enrollment to insurn indl- viduallized attention. Fall session begins September 7. Catalog. Col. John H. Carruth (C.E.I Ret., Principal, Col. Karl B. Schilling- (C.E.), Ret., Executive. MRS. HARRY F. SCHWAB CHOOSES GOLD VELVET, COOLIE STYLE ., . seed pearls loop brim edge of Ere Nouvellc original Cocktail Dress Features Necklace moon , f o r w a r d feeling even Uwiirhi vv ° o1 has they're set well back on the head. *"""" ^" The tiny, almost non-existant hat is ft Mary Goodfellow speciality. She not only makes them brief, but even briefer by caps jewel studded nalf- Th« sparkling necklace of gold, crystal and pearls is embroidered on the hand knit blouse. The sleeves ara brief continuations of the natural shoulder the head but doesn't add any obvi- oua size to the head. Fact is they're mostly scalloped cording-, and about two inches of hat. Pillboxes are the favorite Goodfellow shape for this fall. She likes their platform look and gives them little cuff brims to add width. Theatre hats are just as brief as every other shape in the collection. Tiny caps, they're cushioned, tag-am to give them width) crusted with embroidery or helped with tiny feathers. 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