The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas on August 31, 1918 · Page 24
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The Hutchinson News from Hutchinson, Kansas · Page 24

Hutchinson, Kansas
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Saturday, August 31, 1918
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?AGE TWELVE, ••rr '".'.jjp.• A ;-—•»; ir«CTfv, j«nny npi ^g'. ... 7 (joveinmen^ {^giiMon ^§ens has Influenced teMteicii' Since time immemorial styles for both sexes luive been Influenced by events taking place In various parts or the world. Men went the limit in the Elizabethan era, and have on divers occasions since then subjected themselves to the same ridicule which hus hern Uie subject oC many a gentle gibe concerning womankind. Bven so Into as last spring callow youths and a few stury men flapped about In trench coats, so-called, with pockets and bolts a plenty. Suits savored of the military, and were. faMiioned ot materials and In colors closely resembling those worn by our army raon. The styles for thins winter show a marked change, which has been effected through the manufacture™ and designers, working in close cooperation with the Economy Board of the National Defense Committee, The same smart simplicity which distinguishes the new clothes for women is the motif in men's suits and coats. All unnecessary embellishments having been' eliminated, designers hare had to turn to their own ingenuity and resourcefulness in order to create distinction and real character. A few general rules which apply to both suits and topcoats are —that there shall be no double- breasted models except in storm coats and ulaters. The length of a suit coat la determined by IU size, that is to say, one-quarter ot an inch additional length, is allowed as the standard size increases. Sack coats vdll have no patch pockets, no French facing, no pleats, no belts. Belts to match trousera will not be sold, nor vdll we sec the tunnel belt loops so recently populur. A coat having a full lining will have regulation pockets. A quarter lined coat will show Inside patch pockets. These characteristics will apply only to this season's goods. It stands to reason that w« will see many belts and pockets and*quite a few pleats and other trims'which are in good style, but which wore purchased before tho present high stringent mlos fore the present high stringent mlinga went Into effect. Some manufacturers had a supply of valuable woolen goods which could not bo discarded nor reconstructed , and which were made up before the trade was asked to refrain from unnecessary uses of wool. Thcnii will be sold and worn. Vpsts will he shorn of all their erstwhile parlor.tricks ,but they will,still be able to put up a good front. No pocket flaps, no double breasted models,' no collars, aro the three mandates In vesldom. Overcoats will be forty-four Inches long, scant In tho skirt, and will be cuff less and have collars .three inches In width.- Ulsters may bo forty^elght Inches In length and sponsor collars slightly wider. Knitted fabrics end fleecy clothes will predominate, and solid colors, overplaids AD& colorful mixtures will be to the fore. There has been some discussion ]f a. stan4- i. ard manipulated fabric for .mean' clothing, in fact certain types aro'al< • • ready being tested for wearing qoal- It yand refinement This fabric when • It has stood all the tests, will be' a perfected combination which will con- : ' tain no wool-and which can bo worn throughout the winter months with ! comfort. It will probably not bo put•;••*<; before the public this season, as an educational campaign wll no d'>ubl be Accessary to impress us with tho.toot that satisfactory substitute tor wool -has beon found. A Word to You Fall Clothing The Leader will as usual feature the best values in men's and young men's suits in Held man, "Union Made" and Kirschbaum clothes, popularly priced from $15.00 up. You'll Find It Real Economy to Pay HH|!!|||h- $25 to $35 For One of Our Kkschbaum Fall Suits Here are suits for men who know it's good business to buy good clothes. . ' • ^ ^ ' Every one of these suits offers the economy of qua)i$y. They are made with the idea that true conservation and econbnly demand a standard of workmanship arid fabric that saves money, labor and material through long wear. . " 'I' ; It's only natural, top, that suits of such character have good appearance built into them. They have a permanent §hapeli« ness and distinctive atmosphere, •'Home of Kirschbaum Clothes" Corner Avenue A and'Main it. !•!> ".'all vt ' fc ' 3j£' X ^ IT If "l .'ifW I*

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