The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1941 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 21, 1941
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PAGE-TEN BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS t-;.' .: Three Big Fashion Centers Contribute To New Coutvre ] ? !u 41 J, I!lc h 4 merica with a )iew title « th c Fashion ol he World J.raining our own talent a.s we have | been lor almost two generations, \vc are well prewired to j prove ourselves worthy of it. New York itself is a fashion i center oi great consequence and offers a wealth of inspiration or creative work. In fact, for years New York n-is been Die manufacturing metropo- li.s ol' UK- world's i'ashions, but until the War. Paris was acknowledged, to be the birthplace of fashion itself. Unhendded and unsung until recently, our designers have been creating beautiful clothes for the American woman, but noin- very much was ever done to publicise it. Yet season after season, • American designers followed i lie basic principles of design a-s dictated by Paris and modified them to our needs. Last Fail, however. America stepped out and took the fashion crown for her own, and \vc might add the American woman faced Winter as well dressed a.s ever. With New York as the key j fashion center, Chicago and Los ' Angles complete ihe triple alliance Ihni makes our designers set the style trend for the American cou- renowned hotels and lavish niyht clubs, New York itself teems with fashion inspiration. New York's cultural side is unexcelled. As a musical center, it leads, and its famed museums brings to the fingertips of our designers inspiration from all over the world, it i.s estimated, thai New York .spends millions and millions of dollars annually for design alone. Budding designers arc sought, encouraged and trained. And now, established designers are free (and delighted) to yo ahead and really express their own ideas, fornia designers who have started ' style trends on their own. It is ! interesting to note that because of ! climatic conditions, there are times' when New York styles reach the ! West coast before they are in the style capital itself. ! Mind Your Manners Nc\v York Style Capital There':; lite, pulse - thropbing drama and excitement for the designer in New York, the city of gala events, new fashions, opulence. From the social elegance of Park Avenue to ultra-fashionable Fifth Avenue to gay Broadway. New York i.s a city of vivid contrasts. It is u city of show-stopping first nights of the theatre and opera, where beautiful women wear beautiful clothes that make front page news for the whole country, where people of the so- ncty. .stage and fashion world by dominant trends. Chicago ami Los Angeles Important in Fashion Completing the triple American fashion alliance, Chica-go and Los Angeles contribute importantly to our style picture. The former might, be called the style center of the Mid-West and boasts many famous designers who create beautiful clothes for the American couture. Los Angeles wears the fashion crown for the West coast and is the originator of many leading style trends thai have swept the country. It is particularly famed for its casual and sports clothes. Hollywood, the capital of the movie world, offers untold inspirations and very often fashions designed for the movie stars have- skyrocketed to success. Plus the dress fashionably for style suprem- I designers who create exclusively acy and arc eager to see and be ! Tor the motion picture industry, seen. A city of famed restaurants, | there is an endless array of Can- Test your knowledge of corre;:l social usage by answering ihe following questions, then checking against the 'authoritative answers bslow: 1. When a delivery boy brinna u package to the door should he be thanked? 2. When ordering from a drugstore is it customary • to tip the boy who delivers the order? 3. When you have a drink or soda at a drugstore counter is it customary to tip? '1. Should a house-to-house salesman be treated courteously, even though a. housewife regards*his in- terrption us a nuisance? r». Does it show a lack of consideration for a housewife to have a package sent C. O. D. and then not either be at home when it arrives or leave Ihu money for it? What would you do if— You have a charge account at a department store— fa) Feel that it entitles you to have articles sent to your home for your inspection and if you decide you do not like them to call the store and ask that they be picked up? fb) Peel that you are not entitled to any more privileges than a cash customer? Answers!• .Certainly. 2. In places it is customary. 3. No. 4. Yes. * 5. Yes. Best "What Would You Do" .solution- Fresh lingerie trims accent these new Spring; dresses. uf(: C ; risi> w ,, itc clnbroi<lm , u sailm . C<J ,,; with, adjustable -waistline, nc^v front fulness. In-skirt. Ri s , l(: lvlsh crochct lrini ,- 0r , mal! coj| . ^ and buttons. Both of sheer rayon crepe. Fashjonists Say It's A Real Color Landslide For Spring "; : Color .will run rampant -j Spring! Ught, neutral shades, dark '••V'and''bright 1 '-shades arc all in the ': I picturto^-atKL you will . find many : to match.. or con trast with you r ;, Spring.;costume'.-The darker shades j predominate, in formalized town ; ' fashions;; while . the light, neutral rand bright''Shades will find their ;':.way in town -and" country traveling j;; wardrobes." ' I' ' Na V£ is in "for greater popularity ^. than;-ever:, this year. Always an ;i American .favorite, it will lead the ^: Spring fashion panuic. It will be |;i shown.-'in • suits and coats and sheer ;; dresses, dressed up with crisp, lin- P. £erie" touches. While red is a nat- ;T ural_ complement with navy in ^j trims,-, edging-, lining and in bright •^Ted blouses. Navy sportswear Js a $-.-new f '.'dark horse" and with white jf j; braid-and brass but-torn 021 a slacks ;;':.. outfitypr suit, navy has a real nautical flavor. Another blue that is in the Spring; fashion picture is Air- force, -blue, seen particularly in coats;.and' suite, and reflects' the military influence and a keen in- ' .terestr. in aviation. Newest color group'to leap into prominence this Spring is.Green, definitely a color with a future! Highlighted m a , wide variety of shades, greens were I predominant. in ihe Fashion Futures show held in New York. Greens from lime green, yellowed greens to dark fort-si greens all have a natural Spring flavor Clear; lettuce "Vitamin" Vc*" is used-.for day and evening drr-sscs while bright Emerald green Ls the latest news for casual coats and IMedicul Paradise Lancashire. England, i.s one of the chief medicine-drinking counties of the country, consuming twice as much ;\s most of the 1 Scottish districts. Whenever you mention Greens you always think of Uial other bright color range Reels - this spring still ;, favorite in coats suite, print dressej; and occwonc"! Clear, true red* thai brighter, up your navy O r black costunip Thr "little boy" coat in ied can" V>worn: for dress or sports wear nr with your navy suit wear u Hirht patent bag or red hat and'v/~ilji dove:,, you'll really he pn- A real "nulurar !or fc'prji,,. lin . ! Beiges, clear natural bei<-" S ' v =ith i aQ,tracc of r;ray O r pink in then, Beiges arc j;ood in c?suai .spurt- KClotIic& and in coat and "r.uit'or'in . print dresses-combined with bhrt- or bright- reds and Kr cc>i«-. CO-D-I , crowns, are high fasliiou for 5;prm<- ,in coats and suits and are "clres-ed up" .wiUi"white, accessories iP/th" abrrn of hat or gloves. Decrj^r .yahaaes of brown. Saddle and Turf- : : tan- are shown in bags and^honr ; dyed to match and go .-well" wjTh ^.natural beige and plaid.-fashion t Sharp contrast is the keynote of -your ^ acpfcssory colors for' Sprint;. •; bright.- iryiwy-iiKe -colors, rSoutlii' Anierican v.'ay. i lows..igpicy reds ami';; .<i- . , American - Typcw(i.ti> : • I In ,mo, ••• Uierc .\vcrc iw,000 .ers'.-.!!! the United Stales- ! .pn 18SO,- before^ typesetting nia- :-n-..clHns.;-5..camc -into . general '-nap rwcre' only.; .3.0-000, persons y> 0| employed. . . v • . • " ' ' ' .- pole lies in a do- r; whije K the south . poje . -.lias- altitude of .10,000 ' feet, "] Swing out this glorious new Viiality patterns thai .ombinc form •••fit... fashion! Vitality brings you youthful flattery and heavenly comfort • • - 'n sophisticated pumps . .. bewitch' •nj sandals . .. gay tics... pcr t spec- <ator pumpy. Stop in ;ocn f or a f rec ! furin?. GRAND EASTER SALE \ Ladies, Misses, Juniors, and Girls coats, dresses and millinery. Dress and Sport Oxfords. Purses to match, ljuy now for Easter while'assortments are complete. You may use our LAY-AWAY PLAN. Ladies Fitted and Boxy Large .Assortment to; Select, From! Values to $12.75 Ladies' Box COATS I'"rU Icwlh. best lining;. Style ami quality. Only $5.95 Navy Blue COATS l'i:\ anil fiMrd models. New$4.98 to $7.95 DRESSES $"J85 Mayflower tlro til!^ ami otbcr in u'il.sli isl) fah- BEAUTIFUL JUNIOR DRESSES hiRb HU.-.I. <tyiQ5 Jj/g V? X? .Snappy . Uy. Only LAOIKS CKEPK and SHARK-SKIN DRESSKS in Prints and Pastel Shades, only $.U)S ('rc|.t\ Sliark- .Si/,e.s 7-1 D-1C. 98c - SIM MILLINERY •'MM) Nc\v ISniippy StyN-s $2.00 values only S3.00 HUNDREDS BEAUTIFUL SPRING HATS .hisl Ihe KnstiT Bonnet for yon! Priced only $1.98 : Slvlo Girls and Misses Easier Hats (.'umplctt: Asbortmcnt 69c & $1.00 LADIES' SHOES I'or Dress and Sport. All ihc-ncw leather slvlcy. Lar^e va- nely lo .select from. (),„• p,.j (T ; KXTKA SPKCIAL (iirjs' Sjii'inin COATS Iv MNMil) S'.J •s 7 - If ^ 220 W. Main SI Ark. KXTUA i'KINi; COATS YnUirs lo S7.!>.~> S-l : FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 1941 Step into llie Easter Parade with a new Coal or SuU from u llSS I'J The A' ewe p .sr COATS The dr e s a m a k e r Coat. Smooth-shouldered, piped with white pigue. Navy, black, pastels . . . Gabardine, Shetlands, Twills, Worsted, Plaids. V *&"£ , '• <^ -r - % ^*v<! t ^^^ f ^bi?^8v Entrancing, lotel} ? ti>&^'^mb^ft>.' . ° J HATS W& :$ ,- s*T v«: v ^im : -J? ;/-> bl-.ttlery for women ... .smart flower-trimmed brim. Straw, felt. Uri:ss Hats — Suit Hats — $1.95 to $6.50 jj ^ r li^&l^^^ •VI'^ I «IP»^P ' ;;I: ' (i - IMi^fe^Msw^ j;;?" 1 ,: • •, I! " ii - (i - ii N^' : ",;;i, : ' j;!': Twills. Worsted. Plaids i c.s; fabrics nnci col- -M.SO- W1TI1 \S ".St'G WhaCs A •HAVU ClVHPUiTi: SI 1'RINT DRKSSKS — ew Ai I. LECTION or WOOL eo*vrs

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