Home Journal Patterns
The Home Pattern Company INC< 18
East 18th St. New York
DECEMBER - 1927
Seen Where Smart People Gather
Yellowish beige coats, trimmed with shawl collars and cuffs of natural lynx;
others with high double fold collars of beaver.
Chestnut brown, a rich golden color, is combined with mink, fitch and golden
caracul furs in topcoats and ensembles. Pigeon gray, Napoleon blue and Malaga
red are chic color preferences.
Black is smarter than ever! Especially chic combined with white, as a black
velvet ensemble with gleaming metal cloth or satin blouse.
Velvet and crepe silk combined in one frock —crepe silk band and inset
trimmings on jersey or wool georgette frocks—both modernistic contrasts which
make the new fashions brilliantly different.'
" Diagonal piecings, achieved by contrast in color or texture. Plaited
and circular skirts, side draperies, irregular hem lines, dipping points.
Light colored stockings to match one's skin.
Matched accessories are worn; bag and shoes of antelope or glistening
calfskin in beige, gray, golden chestnut and black.
With a black costume black accessories are worn, suede or antelope bags and
shoes, with the sheerest black or gunmetal hosiery.
Bags have arm handles, pouch bags with back straps,
and in envelope style..
Pinkish tinted pearls in long strings are worn lariat style, twice around the
strings of graduated pearls are the
Gold jewelry is fashionable; bracelets, necklaces
and gold beads.
Slip-on gloves in beige suede, unadorned.
Head-clinging helmets outlining face, with
cut front edge or
turned back brim, in felt, velour and velvet: Turned back brims in turban style;
narrow brims cut
away and with ends knotted over the left eye.
IDA CLEVE VAN
J.C.Penny Co.DEPARTMENT STORES
Albermarle, No. Car,
A Guide to Chic—The New Winter