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First Figure.- Violet Foulard skirt, round velvet with a small medallion.
Light green and rather full, trimmed with three rows of tulle fan, spangled with steel. Russian plailing as flounces; the last deeper The inode is very difficult to describe at this than the other two. Large panier, very much season, which is specially one of transition ; crumpled and standing out well, trimmed with for one day we have warm sunshine which Russian plaiting to match. This panier is a brings out short costumes gay and light, and continuation of the body, which is high, tight. the next we have cold wind and rain, which fitting, opening heart-shape in front, and is suggest waterproofs and winter dresses. Before, decorated round the neck with a narrow Russian shen, determining positively what will be the plaiting. Sleeves tight with a deep cuff marked autumn modes, it is as well to occupy ourselves by a Russian plaiting. Embroidered muslin che- a little with those small light vestments that misette, opening heart-shape like the corsage. come in aid of the changes of temperature. Cuffs to match. Maize-coloured kid gloves The pelirine à capuchon is continued, but is without buttons.
much more ornamented than when first introSecond Figure.--Gray tarlatan skirt, very duced. The Bounce, or rounded dents, are full, and tending to a train ; corsage close-fitting, always bound with satin or galon, but now the trimmed round the shoulders and neck with a dents are deeper; or, to speak more properly, narrow flat band festooned in blue silk. Blue the rounded tongues are très profonde. The silk waistband with a large flat bow arranged in rotondes are of the same genre as the capuchins, the form of a double cockade; it has very wide and are lined with silk, and flounced à la vieille, but short ends, trimmed with a blue silk cross- and finished with a small Jined collar, without strip. Sleeve plain. Standing colar, embroi- capuchin, indented with very small tongues. dered. Cuffs to match.
The most elegant of these pèlerines are made of Third FIGURE.-Skirt of aqua-marina green white velvet-cloth, lined with white silk and Chambery gauze, with a very prominent panier bound with white satin. As a fantasy some behind. Corsage low and square in front, and have them lined with coloured silk and bound high behind. Embroidered standing collar, with with satin of the same tint. The pèlerine an embroidered muslin bow in front, and a changes its appearance, and becomes very chemisette to match. Frilled cuffs of em- négligée if made in colour. It is very pretty in broidered muslin. Light-grey kid gloves, with black, trimmed with satin bouton d'or. It is in out buttons.
better taste if the strings are of gold. In Fourth FIGURE.--Round skirt of sultana general we should avoid gold in day-costumes ; foulard, trimmed with a flounce headed with a but here its introduction is altogether excepdouble chicory. The corsage is plain and low, tional, and is patronized by women of the and the sleeves are short. Tunic of lilac highest fashion. Embroidery in chenille, espealgérienne with a black stripe. Corsage close- cially on black, is very much in favour for fitting, high, ard opening heart-shape in front vestes. We have seen it on velvet, faille, and down to the waist. Camargo sleeves, barely cachemere. The deepest colours are those which reaching below the elbow. Black silk waist are most worn, and myrtle green is above all très band, fastened behind by a large bow. Che- distingué. We have only to observe that ibe misette cut very low, and trimmed with em- Empress prefers it, to ensure it complete success. broidered inuslin. Very light grey kid-gloves, It is also remarked that this august lady has quarter long, without buttons. Bracelet on the not ceased to wear the large waistband of gros. left arm composed of three gold torsades con- grain, and that with her Majesty's green toilets nected by round balls. Round the neck a black she wears the waistband lighter than the robe.
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