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Portfolio of Lady Duff-Gordon's original designs: wearing apparel for the women of America
(1917)

"The curate",   pp. 10-11 PDF (739.7 KB)


Page 11

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"THE              CUR
ALMOST austere in its beautiful Sid
simplicity, " The Curate "is my favorite  or
among all the designs I have ever made.    pr
It is the costume I am recommending to the  mI
women of America as a standard style of
street dress, just as men have simple, plain  an
street clothes that every man can wear.
Any type of woman can wear "The         sp
Curate" becomingly. The slender young      be
girl, the full-figured matron, and even the  str
very stout figure will be made more grace-  in
ful by its simple, straight lines.         wa
The skirt is comfortably full and quite
plain. The coat is rather long and straight,
and is lined with silk throughout. As a
collarless model "The Curate" may be worn
with the collar Of NYour blouse on  the out-
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BACK VIEW" OF MODEL No. 43A1252'
Sears, Roebuck and Co.
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e of the coat, or you may attach an
gandy or silk or linen collar. Should you
efer, the coat may be made with a tailored,
annish collar, like the small sketch.
Worn with the smart little hat "Jean"
d the dainty, sheer Georgette crepe blouse
eanette," both of which I have designed
ecially to go with "The Curate," you can
certain of being faultlessly dressed for all
eet occasions. I should like every woman
America to include "The Curate" in her
rdrobe for all the year wear and every year.
"THE CURATE"
Tailored suit made in men's wear serge, in
navy blue, black, tan or taupe gray; and in navy
blue, black, tan or battleship gray wool poplin.
Misses' sizes, 16, 18, and 20 years. Women's
sizes, 32 to 44 inches bust measure. In order-
ing be sure to give model number and color,
and whether with or without collat:
MODEL No. 43A2001      PRICE $25.00
Serge
MODEL No. 43A2022      PRICE $25.00
Poplin
JEAN"
Tailored hat offine black, white, navy or bronze
straw, trimmed with two narrow bands of gros
grain ribbon and two quills to match. In order-
ing be sure to give model number and color.
MODEL No. 43A3702        PRICE $9.00
"JEANETTE"
Fine Georgette crepe blouse, embroidered collar
and front, lace edge collar and sleeves, plaid
silk tie. Colors, white, flesh, taupe or navy
blue. Misses' and women's sizes, 32 to 46
inches bust measure. Stout sizes, if desired,
without extra charge. In ordering be sure to
give model number and color.
MODEL No. 43A2702        PRICE $9.00
It will take from twelve to fifteen days after your
order is received, to complete any of the models,
as they are made to measure. Delivery charges
prepaid by us. See page 64 for measuring instruc-
tions, and how to send money.
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