The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 29, 1955
Page 10
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PAGB TEN BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 1955 Silhouettes Favor Slimmer Lines And Long Torso Details The world of fashion breaks down th< barriers of boundaries in an •xclting abandon of international moods and modes. From every land — from every clime, come the exciting interpretations of color, design and motif — used with a lavish hand by the leading creators of the Jand. Native fashions — from our own colorful southwest, from the Near East, from the Latin countries, »nd, from all the storybook isles — give an exciting Impetus to everything from sportswear to gala ball gowns. Silhouette-wise — the controversy rages onl The slim and the straight ... the full-bottomed, long torso ... the elongated line With below- the-hip-fullness ... the dropped waistline ... the middy look . . . the bloused look . . . each is important and each is favored — let milady make her choice! There is no one "new look!" In fact there are many "new looks"! Arid, you'll open your eyes to a new fashion vocabulary that spells "long and lean" — the "H" line — the "overblouse," and many others. The long and the lean is a pared- down slimness with a straight as a pencil air, created by relaxed waists, overskirt touches, and the slim, slim boxy jacket. • The "H" line is the dash of emphasis across the hips with cuffed details, Jewel or stitched trims — and above a neatly-relaxed bodice and below a supple slimness. The overblouse — in suits, two- piece dresses, coordinate match- mates, it is the blouse-top or jack- etrtop that is snug at the hips, relaxed at the waist. The shirt dress — either as the middy type or the costume shirt — continues with distinctively - fresh approaches in' fabric and color treatment. Diversity, novelty and new bare notes distinguish the new in necklines for spring. Suits, coats and dresses — all wear a wider look. As the bosom line is raised, the decolletage becomes shallower. Bertha-type collars frame deep, scooped out necklines and deep-cut 'V's" and "U's" give a bare look to backljnes! Wide-wide square necklines give an almost-bare look to many dresses, blouses and beneath-jacket basics. There does not seem to be a generally - favored length! Slim - lined fashions start at mid-calf and travel almost-imperceptably upward. Pull-skirted fashions swirl gently or boldly at this length, too. Important highlight of the season is .the costume! The costume lines jive emphasis to the new silhou- Shnr Nylons Now Strtteh-to-Sizt This season, leading .hosiery manufacturers are introducing a stretch stocking in sheer nylon — full-proportioned, and constructed to (it the leg "like a second skin." These stockings stretch to your exact foot and leg shape, and to your desired gartering length. They are featured in sizes to fit short, average and tall. Spring Gray This season, the gray you will be wearing will take on a new pearly hue, with frosty lightness! It's, the perfect target for the many exciting "shock" colors of the season! NEW OUTLOOK — Open patterns are the new trend for Spring Shoes. Mrs. J, P. Holland evidences this new out look with her selection from Family Shoe Store. The shoes . . Johansen . . . black patent . . . halter sling — Gay foot- notes Indeed for Mrs. Holland's Easter Parading. At Family Shoe Store you'll find the most complete selection of Spring shoes in Northeast Ar- kansai. ettes! Straight lined coats over j slender sheaths; tiny-nipped at the | vaist jackets over full-bloomint, SPRING HEADLINERS When you come "hoppin' down the bunny trail" on Easter morn you'll never feel more elegant than in a pair of these famous make shoes. So luxuriously comfortable and distinctively styled . . . You'll easily be the "grandest lady in the Easter Parade." These "rare-bits" of spring- styles are all at your Family Shoe Store. Come in and make your Easter selection soon. 2. dresses; pleated sleeves, pleated panels, and pleated skirts — are keynotes of both the silhouette and costume themes. The silhouette story Is defined succinctly as follows — more slim oriental influences . , . the "H" line with Us hipline detailing . . . the full-skirt ... the relaxed- bloused back . . . the high, wide necklines! The shapes that forecast an exciting spring are the newsllnes of your every costume for casual wear, sportswear and dressy occasions. Shape-up your wardrobe for the new season — with silhouette excitement! FLOWERS are ( \ your Easter gift'. Nothing But Flowers Says so much for so little! Dial 3-3188 Allen's Flowers 412 Chickasawba sPERFECTlY Town & Country Shoes vtectten tohateta uiili Tkt Amtt 1. TOWN & COUNTRY . . . pink or coffee-frost luster calf. Matching Handbags for All Styles Shown The most complete selection of Easter styles in N.E. Arkansas FAMILY SHOE STORE 1312 W. Main; I Phone 2-2342! ... to view the freshness in fashion that highlights our new Easter collection. Silhouettes designed to flatter you . . . exciting new fabrics to delight you . . . colors that sing of Spring! Please accept this invitation to look your loveliest this Easter. Come in and make your selection soon. -Exclusive Nationally Famous Lines- SUITS AND COATS by: • T.illi Ann •Harhara Rlake »Print7.ess • Fashionbilt • Betty Rose DRESSES bv: • Cnrlye • Paul Sachs • Paula Brooks • L'Aiglon LINGERIE by HOSIERY by: Ha nes ft Kaysei' • Berkshire • Evettn • Rogers • Kaysei' JEWELRY by: • Lind • Gall DON'T WALK YOUR LEGS OFF Come Straight to—

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