Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 27, 1975 · Page 90
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July 27, 1975

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 90

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* S P J i i l y S M 9 ? S ^^^^ --" TM-"---·· i (·'·» · -wyivvap" Bicentennial Influence Seen In Fashions For Bridegroom All our planning for the nationwide Bi- centeaoial observation will have a profound effect on even' man, woman and child in the country. There is no doubt that the influence of the year-long Bicentennial celebration will be also felt by one great institution--the All-American Wedding. Whether it's a quiet ceremony in a little country chapel or an extravaganza with all the trimmings there's one thing that every bride and groom is destined to share in addition to ultimate nuptial bliss . . . and that's the return of traditional elegance to the wedding scene. The bride-to-be, shopping for her gown will see some models with a hint of a bus- tle dating back to the revolutionary era, the sweeping lines of a romantic cape and ruffles reminiscent of pre-Civil War southern belles or the Victorian ruffled necklines of the 1890's. Wedding gowns for 1975-76 literally trace the history of American fashion. It should come as no surprise that yesteryears' fashions will also be updated for todays dashing groom. Color has added a genuine spark of excitement to spring- summer weddings in recent years. Now for fall-winter '75 the groom no longer need be content only with black or green, navy and brown which debuted last year, but may opt for a new shade of camel, fireworks blue or surprise plum. Executives at After Six, producers of formal wear, state that today's about-to- be marrieds respect the traditions of the wedding scene but want to embellish it with their own imprint and translation of elegance. They suggest that couples on the threshhold of marriage should start shopping for his attire at least two months prior to the wedding date and only after she has selected her gown, colorings for her attendants and the floral scheme. The designer sparks wedding creativity with a new style in a shade of camel with sweeping peak lapels framed in rich, dark brown velvet. The velvet is also used to accent angled pockets and create a distinctive cuff treatment. A matching brown velvet tie and vest in single or double breasted version teams with a lavishly ruffled ecru shirt for a total fashion effect. The romantic Camelot is also available in plum and a new shade of blue that is not as dark as navy nor as bright as royal, called fireworks blue. MOST HAPPY bridegrcom wears the Cametoi by After Six, shou-n here in a striking new shade of vicuna. A debonair note of elegance is added by a trim of deep brown velvet on lapels, collar and angled pockets and cuffs. Lavish ruffles on the formal shirt, a double-breasted velvet vest and matching teardrop tie create a look of total coordination. Among local outlets for After Six are Masters Tuxedo, Frankenberger's and Adams. GOING TO A WEDDING? LET STEVENS BEAUTY SHOP SERVE YOU. FEATURING THE LATEST IN HAIR STYLING. "JANIE"COLD WAVE 512-50 NICE-H-NATURAL $15.00 All WAVES COMPIEIE 1 GUARANTEED. NO APPONI- MENT NECESSARY UNIESS rOU PREFER SPECIAL OPtRA- TOR. STEVENS BEAUTY SHOP 113 SUMMERS ST.-Phone 342-2651 Hear Ye! Hear Ye! THE ROMANTIC AURA of a bygone era recreated for a today's bride and groom. His formal, theBrandywine by After Six, features elegant brocade on peak lapels and cuffs framed in velvet. Ruffled shirt worn with velvet vest and tie are the correct accessories. Her bell-sleeved gown by Alfred Angelo is extravagantly embroidered and is topped by a hooded veil. Discriminating Brides-To-Be ···: ' · · Wedding Invitations and '*·(/ (*'*'· V' ! S' Announcements .' 'v. i//: V-.'./y ".?: · luncheon Invitations · Gift Acknowledgements '. ·-.:. '· Calling Cards · Personalized Stationery Informal Notes ··'^rfC-~^ '."".· Monogrom'med Napkins THERMOGRAVED OR GENUINE COPPER PLATE ENGRAVED s^ Still earn up to 714 % interest per annum on a 4 year savings certificate. Minimum deposit-55,000 AMOUNT DEPOSITED 10,000 120 8 3 40,000 '241 86 Federal law and regulations prohibitthe pay ment of a time deposit prior to maturity unles three months of interest thereon is forfeite and interest on the amount withdrawn is re duc-cd to regular savings. THE GUflRRNTY BflNK 1625 Washington Street East · Charleston, West Virginia Phone 344-9891 · Member FDIC For your wedding you will want everything perfect, done correctly, in good taste. We will be pleased to advise the proper way, the inexpensive way to make the right impression. Your Wedding Stationery Trousseau shall be by Three Printers... at your pleasure, elegantly Traditional or smartly Modern. 622 VIRGINIA ST. EAST PHONE 344-2349. TOAST TO the happy couple by elegantly attired guests is always a memorable moment of the wedding festivities.-Left, the Wyncote with satin notch lapels framed in velvet, and at right the Newport with sweeping velvet peak lapels framed with intricately woven braid and worn with coordinating velvet vest and tie. Both by After Six. The Wedding Day is a joyful day... the Kim Tiki can help make it perfect! A no-wax Solarian floor A new Solarian no-wax floor will help eliminate the constant waxing and floor-care drudgery that you've faced for years. You'll have the extra time to enjoy yourself. . . and, you'll also have a sparkling kitchen floor--with Armstrong Solarian! It's the floor that shines-without waxing-far longer than an ordinary vinyl floor. It's easier to clean, too ... spills, dirt, even black heel marks come up quickly. And, compared to other timesaving conveniences like a self-clean FREE ESTIMATES EXPERT INSTALLATION AVAILABLE FREE PARKING IN REAR givesjou the tame to be you! ing oven, trash masher, and dishwasher, you'll find a Solarian floor surprisingly economical! So ... why not make your life a little easier-- with no-wax Solarian from Armstrong. t Special Offer \ Convince your husband to buy you Solarian. Stop in and \ getyourspecial "Soften \ Up Your Sweetie" kit \ today . . . and you * may be standing on your new Solarian floor tomorrow! This young couple pictured above are enjoying an intimate moment of relaxation at the Kim Tiki. They have been discussing the Bridal Dinner and Reception with David Leong, master chef and owner of Kim Tiki. Mr. Leong has advised them that the Kim Tiki can handle the Bridal Dinner and Reception right down to a beautiful, delicious wedding cake. Everything from the Bachelor Dinners, Bridal Showers, Bridal Dinners can be taken care of. Seated dinner of 25 to TOO or stand up receptions of 25 to 150 can be arranged. Newlyweds to be! Plan now to enjoy your own Wedding ... while the Kim Tiki adds the elegance and perfection you'll long cherish. ANDREWS FLOOR WALL COVERING CO, 505 Cmlnd Aw. (5 limn) PH. 343-5516 / LOUNGE RESTAURANT For the greatest in Polynesian Food 2841 MacCORKLE AVE. S.W. «TTOELR«H ST. ALBANS, W. VA. FOR INFORMATION CALL 722-1561

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