The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1955 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 29, 1955
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE (ARK.)' COURfflR TOEBDAT, MARCH », IWB MISS GAIL WHITSITT, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Whitsitt, models a smart all-over block patent sling pump by Mademoiselle' at Kelley's Friendly Shoe Store. The famous Mademoiselle line was introduced in Blytheville by Kelley this spring. These exclusive high styles have scored a smash hit in this area as it has the nation over. New Era of Fashion Takes Its Lead From Southwest Heritage A new era of fashion hikes its •xcltinR inspiration from our own j colorful Southwest heritage! From Arizona, New Mexico and •outhwest Texas, artists and craftsmen have borrowed generously from the exciting traditions of the Indians, the early Spanish, and the frontier spirit of the Old, in R modern group of fashions and accessories! From the Navajo, Zimi, and Hopi j Indians came the in-spiratiovi h>r i princess jackets and squaw dri'ssis! | Braid, ricrac and mi'tallic trims \ highlighted the tiered j-kirLs and i the dramatic tops of tho.^e fashion, Now ".squaw" dresses tome ft new, sophisticated clement! Varitions of the three-iiiTed .^kirt themes, necklines vary from strapless and halter styles, to high- necked oriental varalions. Prom the beginnings of pleated t-otton.s fabrics now take a smart turn to silks. polished cotton*,, georgettes and hew-textured nylons. Gold and silver, hand-painted or screened motifs, lavish embroidery—all highlight the Southwest fashions. Exotic, hand-crafted silver appears over and over uga in as a trim to fashions or, to accessories. Jewelry—particularly \7ith bright- turquoise or In Zuni mosaics is used ' lavishly. i There's wonderfully-brilliant color used! Inspired by the natural beauties of the desert, country are ' vivid blues, rotate reds, earthy ; browns, rich beiges, golden yellows and luminescent pa.stels! '. Indian motifs run rampant—in authentic design and abstract va- rations in coordinated .-yparates, : cropped pants, handbags, scarfs, shoes and a wondrous collection of jewelry that complete tint, fashion pow-wow! One third of the state of New Kiimp.Nhirt: i.v n,u.^ L....U _,L.U> feet above sea level. Animal films are the most pop ular of all movies in Japan. West Influences Children's Wear Imagination ih wonder tu!! . . and what little boy or gir! doe.- t like to pretend they're rif,'ht on! of Liu- "Ole" West." Children's clothes Highlight Wi 1 t ern sets for boys and girls (ch; j and bolero-type vest.s for bo skirl.;- and vests tor t^irlsi jinttn-i ( after tht'ir lavtjritc TV or mo i eowboy :inet (.ii\v:.;n'l! :u A sure hit with ihf ymiui: '\'(>\ buy" and "cmvinrl" si'L ait 1 tiir tu fringed "fake" Joathi'r jarkt'L . nifj r ',ed and really We^U'i'ii! Tailored, .slim jt\u^—ju>i like a cowboy's riding pants, are ph tinif favnriit'.s. Tlicy :HY- inaiie of .sturdy, washable driuni and ha jackets to match. | Sc|ii;uv with peasant nock lines and full .skirts i-cproduee th • grown-up fasliion Cor lit Lie lurls. HOPS.U'K — Tiny tucks trim 1 pink h p k u LOU—bj Bin bi \ nit, but n o lei with its white straw skimmer piped in a matching fabric, LILIES - Spring-touched lilies are embroidered oty the bodice of this Cinderella Frock. Lined with net, this sheer! white nylon 1* edged In milled val lace. McAdams Adds That Personal Touch ¥/hether it be Flowers for: . . A pot plant for your MOTHER . . A corsage for your WIFE Cut flowers for a FRIEND A corsage for your SWEETHEART We at McAdams' Greenhouses will give your Flower Order our personal attention and strive to please you completely. Ph. 3-8121 ' GREENHOUSES 206 E. Davis SELECTIONS rout Ftiiwoir SHOI ITOKI IN AMERICA'S MOST FAMOUS STYLES A mademoiselle* KELLEY is proud to present one of America's most famous style lines of dress shoes. MADEMOISELLE ... the finer shoes. For the first time this exclusive line of style shoes is being shown to shoppers in the Blytheville area. And our selection for Easter is simply sparkling. So, for the very best in high style shoes don't fail to see this brand new line being offered exclusively at Kelley's in Blytheville. A Smooth ill over black patent leather that offers ciquisltc strling. B The. popular trtnd Is . toward this style In the new shade of French Coffee. Luxuriously styled a!1. over black patent leather stylt bj Mademoiselle. Black- Patent Leather New French Coffee Black- Patent Leather valentine Kelie/s Presents The Largest Easter Selection Of High Styles Ever Before Offered in Blytheville VALENTINE .paves the way for the Easter Parade with the most varied array of styles they have ever designed. Petite styles make their debut in the disappearing shoe that shows more of your pretty foot to best advantage. Best of all, Valentines are priced to fit every budget. Blank Patent-white trim Navy-While trim Red-whitt trim 11.95 Valentine's famous shade of WHEAT. . the neutral of neutrals that matches everything-. 10.95 See What's "New" In Shoes for the entire family at US£ OUR CONVfN/fNf LAY-AWAY PLAN YOUR FJMINDir SHOI STOftf

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