Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 10, 1959 · Page 11
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 11

Redlands, California
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Tuesday, March 10, 1959
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REDLANDS DAILY FACTS Tuesday, M»r. 10, 1959 — Pa*« Sportswear Is Bright, Lively There's a whole new world of sportswear evolving for leisure- loving, sun-funning and out-of-door living! Sparked by the country-wide shift to informal, suburban living, active sportswear, always n teenage favorite is now found in the wardrobe of almost every American woman! However, the style-and-pacc-sct- ters are still the teeners, whose fashion - wise preference always set the new-season trend. The biggest news in sports-wear is the costume look in wonderfully wearable adaptations of : lit style that's also a hit in its more dressy versions. Coordination I* Tops Coordinated shorts, panls. blouse, jacket and skirt, in eye­ catching combinations of print and plain or solid and stripe, lead in this newest category. This color-coordinated look heralds a new approach to niix- and match-mates. In this field, print or stripe tops mate with solid skirts, for an enchanting spring look. Often matching cardigans feature all-over prints, or print trim. Easy-Car* Virtual Dripdrys ore better than ever with '.he introduction of new dyes and fibers that enhance their no- iron quality. . . This fabric improvement makes possible t h e use of iridescent cottons and shiny sateens. Always a colorful fashion-area, sportswear is brighter than ever, in a season where color has reached new heights of slylo-in)|>orl- anee! Oriental Mood Bright, Kastern-inspired shades lead the color cavalcade, as solids, or .n fantastically gay prints. Carry-out this Oriental mood are the new skinny pants, tapered and slit, that go with Chinese-look lops. These lops, braided, or with mandarin neckline, look smart even with a sophisticated suit. Cotton knits nre seen in shirts, interchangeable ensembles, slim dresses and swealer-ty|>e jackets. Here too, the news is color! Overbtouse Leads Tops for sport-tops is the ovvrblonse. Worn over everything from skirts to shorts, it's newest and smartest in bold stripes, brilliant plaids or any other variation of the spring featured vivid color combinations. Cardigans are cropped nnd bulky, adorned with uppliqucd flowers and pastel jewel trim. Leather too, is seen more frequently, especially in shorter jackets. They are often trimmed with contrasting cuffs nnd collars, in bulky knit. Denim lakes on a new fashion- discipline in dungaree sets that feature tapered pants and detailed, short jacket tops. Joining the swing to color, these outfits combine plaid and solid denim. Cotton corduroy is preferred for cooler days, mostly in matching long pants and loose jacket sets. Often the coat is lined with brightly printed cotton nnd shown with a matching print ovcrblouse. Fun Accessories The accessory picture is a delight, with woven straw bags and hats leading, often in matching sets. Taking their inspiration from the exotic islands of Jamaica, Hai (i, Cuba and Hawaii, they appear in dozens of colors and combinations, with startling appliques, in sha|>es and styles that make it difficult to select any one. Like most women, you'll probably end with two sets. Youthful, colorful, easy t • wear and needing little care, the spring sportswear picture holds all the fun-loving glamour for teen limes or a lady's leisure life! "Silk's fhe Thing for Spring '59" Imported Pure Silk Shirtdresses by Norman Wiatt The new look of classics . . . imported pure silk shirldrcsocs. The perfect shape for our city . , . for the casual kind of life. Crisp tailoring in the lightest imported silk broadcloth. Three delightful styles to choose from. Sizes 10 to 18, in luscious colors. Twin billion front with cluster pleated skirt. $29.95 For 'Swaybacks' NKW YOUK — (UPH — If being slightly swayback is your figure fault, select clothes with easy fit in the bodice. Slightly blouscd bodices are good. Shy away from Uglit-filUnii und priucess luies. WOMEN'S DRESSES 2nd FLOOR

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