Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 10, 1959 · Page 18
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 18

Redlands, California
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Tuesday, March 10, 1959
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Page 10—Tuesday, Mar. 10, 1959 REOLANDS DAILY FACTS MALE REPORTER RAVES ABOUT BATHING SUITS FOR YOUNG LOVELIES By FRANK EIDGE United Pre»» International MIAMI BEACK, Kin. (UPI) — Come summer, the two piece bathing suit will be back in fashion. It's a compromise between the daring bnmlnna bikinis—prohibited on most public benches — and the conservative two-piccer of mama's heyday. The news came from a show of a designer's 60 new models, ranging froni $12 to $200. "A whole new generation never has seen a two-piece bathing suit," said Anne Cole, vice president of a swim wear firm. "Because today's diets stress slim figures, these young things have narrow waists that make t w o- piece suits attractive." A close-up view of a zebra-striped model, filled out by a petite brunette, gets Miss Cole's idea across with whistles. For the curvy youths are vividly-colored beach wraps of sheer gorgctte. as glamorous as a negligee in the moonlight. New beach designs also offer a wide selection of one-piece suits for women to whom the two- piecers are only a memory — or should be. Included are clinging knitted leotards with cap sleeves and suits with wrap-around skirts. The suits contain all the gimmicks developed since fig leaves went om of style to pinch in a bulge here restore a curve there, and otherwise cloud the vision of a critical male. Cottons are making a comeback this year. The natural fiber holds colors of new suits, ranging from soft pastels of blues and lavenders to vivid hues, all in the same garment. One bright, yellow-gold number is woven from the new synthetic, Mylar, used to make a balloon-satellite which the United States hopes to launch in orbit. The material is impervious to almost everything and is more eye­ catching around a shapely blonde than as a balloon. It will make a $35 dent in a charge account. The makers describe the line as "light and bright." There is a nylon helanea wisp that weighs only four ounces. For those interested in that $200 number — it is crusted with sequins and pearls. St. Louis designers show sports pants from above the knee t o midcalf. The briefest are short shorts, which look even shorter when worn with a loose pull over. The longest shorts arc "wading length," or just below the knee. Skimmer pants reach the calf. Ia$t.£r fashion memo for the Sma: Charge Accounts Invited Blue with an eye appealing white collar 1495 OPEN FRIDAY NIGHTS 'TIL 9:00 SHOES 18 EAST STATE ST. REDLANDS THE SPRING BRIDE— This year, she's a vision of beauty—the bride who floats down the aisle in this exquisite gown. The sweetheart-line bodice, long sleeves, Peter Pan collar and apron overskirt ate o[ elegant white Chantilly-type lace. The ruf/iled underskirt and top skirt are tulle. Spring Bridal Gowns Display Aura Of Romance No dress a young woman chooses is as important tc her as her wedding dress. . . and never before in history has it been so easy to find just the right dress as it is today. Most of the new wedding, dresses are full - skirted a n d worn over a stiffened petticoat or hoop. But exquisite slim silhouettes arc ready lor t h e more sophisticated bride-to-be. Waistlines arc a little higher or a little lower than normal, or the waistline may be molded in a basque effect. Variation of the gowns depends mostly on the shape of the neckline or the outline created by the ruffles and lace on the dress. Thanks to the miracle of nylon, britk-s may now choose a wedding dress as ethereal as a cloud — that never loses its pristine beauty — can be ruffled without hemming — and takes to color like a blotter absorbs ink. It can be freshened with effortless ease. The typical bridesmaid's dress is in lace on torso lines with a deep low flounce. It is designed to go right into her late-day wardrobe. A bride should select her dress at least two months in advance to allow for fitting and delivery from the store. U special colors are needed for the bride or her parly, added time is required. Something New In Fun Shoes Introduced for spring is a new type, of slipper-shoe for at-lmme wear, around boats and swimming pools, to the country club, or with most any sport and spectator costumes. These unique fun shoes arc made of the softest, pliable leather — and a "whisker" heavier than glove leathers. The stunning, gny lines ol the leathers contrast with colored stitching details . . . and are often shown in a combination of two shades. Both open and closed types are included in these comfortable, recreation loving shoes. A foot-pampering sponge rubber innersole is completely covered by leather inside and as the outer sole. You'll find these versatile shoes at most hosiery counters. Expert Speaks Up For Feet's Sake DENVKIl — ii;Pl> — Modern shoe styles can lead to foot troubles, especially for teen-age girls, says an ortho|>cdic surgeon. To keep flats on their feet, teenage girls wear shoes too short, Dr. Irvin llendryson said. The result — bunions that in some cases need surgery, he added. The father of five children. Dr. llendryson said he has as many misgivings about cowboy hoots for boys. But he found a solution "When the kids watched TV and then demanded cowboy IKIOIS, I bought them, all right — and 1 made them wear them till tlx'ir feet hurt so much that they were glad to gel rid of them. 1 bought them a little bit short, by the way." . If a child's feel are a little flat, but he suffers no pain, let him alone, said the surgeon. Parents worry more about flat feet than do doctors who saw 50,000 pairs of feet in their Army days and realize that most feel are flal by old standards, Dr. llendryson said. Leave it to Paris. Designer Madeleine de Haueh came up with a new lype of muck fur — twecd. MISS AMERICA 15)5!) — Lovely Mary Ann Mobley models a beautiful Empire silhouette short evening gown made especially for her. It represents the first "Ban - Eon" dress lace made in this country.

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