The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 29, 1955 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 29, 1955
Page 14
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' PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! TUESDAY, MARCH 29, 199? Those Spring Prints Will Feature New Bold Designs During Year Tbe very first news that spring is on its way always appears in- print! Print frocks sire the overwhelming pre-season choice as a splash of color under furs and to spark winter-weary wardrobes. This spring, prints capture the gala spirit of the season as never before! They are so imaginative in coloring that they are setting a whole new trend in accessorizing. Keyed to your spring print, you'll wear orange with pink, violet with blue, yellow with pink, and other heretofore daring color combinations. The forecasts lor spring all point to a big season for prints. The simpler, easier lines of this season's silhouette are beautifully adaptable to prints. Too, prints are the perfect accent for the fnshion-import- IJrSTICK BED — Costume by Branell is a lipstick red corduroy coat over a natural linen, two- piece ensemble of slimmed skirt and overbloua* with ribbed knit trim. ant ensemble, adding a smart punctuation point of color! In the spring picture, pretty colorful prints show up importantly as the blouse and the lining for the jackets or full-length coats of the stunning costume. The increasing use of pure silks adds impetus to the predominance of prints. Silk prints have never been so lovely as on surah, shantung, or paper-weight taffeta. Printed silk pongee is a new fashion story that is proving exciting. Exquisite use of color . . . imaginative design ... and wide variety highlight the print picture for spring. Watch for monotone prints which use two to four tones of one color, scenic prints, ombre effects, abstracts, and splashy flor- als. Polka iluk, inspire a bevy of conventional and unusual designs. Gaining new importance are the printed skirt fabrics that range from amusing to luxurious. It's a simple matter for the school girl, the young matron, or vacation- bound girl to make her own skirt from these cleverly-designed border and all-over prints. Poster effects, the Eastern influence, art designs, and conversation - making motifs are all eye-catching! In small, neat patterns to big, bold designs, prints capture all the color-fresh beauty that is spring, itself, to add a spirited note to the fashion scene! Short Cuts Being Made In Sleep Fashions Carefree! Cool! Short! These are the buy-words of new into-summer sleepwear! Whatever you sleep In —whether shirt, p.j. or gown—it's a short, short, story. Yes, brevity is the spice of dunk, dry and wear, fitted-shorty gowns, romper p.j's, bloomer sets, shirt'n boy short duos, chemise-like gowns. To -the-knee- length gowns and pajamas, provide a cool and more modest coverage in others. New styles in "sleep" fashions pose the question whether they are meant for indoors or outdoors as they pick-up fabrics from daytime wear, styling from play-wear, and are most often manufactured by Sun, Swim Fashions Dramatic With Exotic Color, New Styling EASTER FOOT-FLATTERY — Mrs. Finis Hardy's decision was a difficult one, for at Heuer's she found dozens of Spring's prettiest Shoes. She is \vearing a black patent strip-sandal styled by Jacqueline. In her hands is a pearlized pink calf with halter sling, also by Jacqueline. Assisting Mrs. Hardy with her selection is Mrs. Elmer Cunningham. leading makers of sleep wear! Oriental influences invade the sleep and loungewear scene, as Chinese collars, kimona-like sleeves, slit sides, tapestry prints and mandarin coats take their bows! Lingerie Color Story Color is the keynote of spring lingerie fashions with shades from rainbow pastels to charcoal grey! Diameter of the earth at the equator is 7926 miles, through the poles it is 7899 miles. Fenway Homer Haven BOSTON iTPi - Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, Was homer haven in the American League during 19M. Sluggers hit 139 home runs there and here's how the clubs fared; Boston hit 69, Cleveland 25, Philadelphia 13, New York 12, Baltimore and Chicago 5 each, Washington 6 and Detroit 4. For the woman who wants to loot pretty pool-side or surf-side, high fashion gets into the swim. The classic mold to help you cut a fancy figure slims,the silhouette to a long sLeek line with latex fabric and strategic boning. The bust is youthfully uplifted. Slim suits with "little boy" shorts come with jackets to match and double for playtime wear. 'Most suits may be worn strapped or strapless. Important fashion notes are found in the new use of fabrics. Corduroy takes honors. Cotton lace, delicately shirred, is underlined with nude acetate jersey. Crinkly cotton pLisse is woven with metallic threads that won't tarnish. Delicate cotton prints are finished so that they never lose their crispness. Knits score again in wool, and in combinations with orlon and da- cron, imaginatively styled, flatteringly tailored, and interestingly lined at times With red velvet. Singing colors rival the brightness of the sun, run the gamut "rom magenta to deep turquoise, soften to undersea tones. Swim suit colors take inspiration from foreign shores! From Mexico come matador reds, sunny yellows, and bright blues. Oriental prints lend themselves to asymetric draping. Persian influences appear in bright cotton with a wide corselet belt of seaworthy leather. A jungle version emphasizes white leopards and jaguars, with an animal ruff used to add design nterest to the bold prints. Gay prints, smaller than last year, vie with plaids, checks and polka dots. White accents add in- ;erest. Fledgling figures are flattered with new designs for the Junior and Teenage girts. And this year the Lofty Lass will find smart suits created with added incites for the 'igure over five-foot-seven. Whether you swim or don't go lear the water, you're sure to find the smartest in fashion for sun or surf. Costume Themes Hit Of Season This is the season when coats, suits and dresses—all get together hi thrilling harmony to create exciting variations on costume themes! From the Easter Parade forward into your vacation wardrobe, spring's season-spanning costume goes forth in smart style. For spring into summer wear, the long coat ensemble stars importantly! Here's a sheath dress will be a pencil-thin coat; dramatic sheath dresses will wear top notes of fitted coats. Either way— the coat lining will matchznate its companion dress. Teamed with dresses too, *are the little jackets that seem to melt into the basic silhouette, to create a one-piece effect. Tine melt-away jacket tops spring's jumper frocks, too! Dress ensembles that feature a jacket topper, stress all the important detailing of suit jackets. The 26" jacket length is favored, is the hipline detailing which often picks up similar highlights from the sheath dress beneath. The semi-fitted, boxy jacket with its relaxed waistline and fitted hip also tops dresses, jumpers or vest and skirt duos. Full and three-quarter lengths are news for costume coats and give dash to jacket and, skirt suits, or blouse and skirt ensembles. The little coat, or British-tagged "brevet'" is free-swinging at the waist and the hip and sits smartly atop hiiiih-necklined dresses and fitted suits. SMART DRESSER — It didn't take long for Philip Gracly Smith, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Lee Smith, to make his Easter selection. Martin's Men's Store had just what he wanted. The sport suit consists of beige coat, dark brown slacks, and a coat matching belt. These Spring ensembles are exclusively tailored by Chips for Martin's Boys' Department. Whole Family Gets in Act With Coordinated Outfits It used to be that papa would rst approve and wear a new style. Then next season, it would show up n son's wardrobe! This spring it's different! There's i noticeable movement toward co- ordinated styling for father-son- mother-daughter in spring fashions. This is particularly important in beachwcar styles. His - and - her beach wear ensembles using the same fabric in a brief-cut pair ot shorts and shirt-jacket for him that is used in a two-piece cotton-gathered swimsuit for her. These outfits are featured with a clever bench towel big enough for two. Cabana sets too, are available for the whole family. Short beach coats, belted or straight cut, are made for aduks and boys. Shirts and walking shorts arc another happy combination featured for £he whole family. The girl? in the family wear exactly the same pattern of stripes and contrasting plain shirts as their men do. Bcachwear, incidentally, will be briefer ami neater. Trunks are cut, closer and even boxer trunks are shorter and narrower in the leg. The coordination idea is also carried out in gay new fashions for muther and daughter. OTHGR NAMES Bicycles, introduced .from Eu- rupe to America in the 1800s, were culled velocipedes, hobby horses, and (land y carriages, iimony other names. SUCH EXCITING THINGS ARE HAPPENING FOR EASTER! Styles fresh as Spring itself—that give new foot flattery from dawn till dark. Step smartly in the Easter Parade Xn our Spring-Pretty shoes. See our array of lovely styles to add gay footnotes to your prettiest Easter Fashions. EGGS-ACTLY What he wants for Easier IS AT MARTIN'S turns 3 into 5! Prep Fashion Fiver 3 pieces—5 ovttns 1. regular outfit 2. sports outfit 3. odd jacket 4. !tgm stocks Sizes 12 to 20 Jusf come in and say me magic words "Fashion Fiver". . . and your youngster has a complete season wardrobe! For «v«ry occasion from the most casual to "Sunday best". In the same wonderful Palm Beach fabric that goes into Dad'i suits . lightweight, coo) and comfortable, wrinkle- shedding and shape retaining, wifti a rich, nofwioflw too*. Kaynee gives Wee Men® the luxury linen look in shirts and shorts! Luxury in looks and quality ...but real <lov,n-to-earth in practical wear! That's Kay- 'p famous tailoring in these styles of all rayon linen —n Soap 'n 1 Water fab-' nc, Ktiai-antocfl WASJHma- chineAKI.K! And uninim-boy what, colors! Sec them and get them while we've got 'em! Sizes 2 to Gx. P«nftiiinporkclPinhrnM«-py nmlnirk-siiichpil collar on i»hort- •vcil sliirt. Tali fror.1 «l,«.rl «nd t'lahtic baet The Most Complete Boys' Department in Blytheville MARTIN'S MENS STORE "tvtrythlng for Mtn and Bays"

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