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or crépé; but the upper skirt open at the sides, , round the bottom. The corsage of the cambric is partially closed by a kind of zigzag of flowers, dress is made quite up to the throat, and plaited through which the under-skirt is seen. Crépé down the front, with an embroidered collar. and crêpé lisse dresses, trimmed with ribbon, Demi-large sleeve, tight wristband. Tulle cap; a are also decorated in this way with flowers. small round shape, simply trimmed with narrow In some instances the draperies of these dresses lace and floating brides of white taffeta ribbon. are looped by chains of flowers, from which yerbes descend upon the under-dress.
No. 4. Home DINNER DRESS.-Violet satin
robe: the Ball coiffures are not yet positively settled ;
corsage-high at the back and modebut it appears certain that they will generally be rately open on the bosom displays a lace of hair, decorated with flowers or ribbons, ac- form; the front of the corsage, and also the
chemisette with a standing collar of the Medicis cording to the style of the robe. Feathers or flowers, with an intermixture of jewellery, are
bottoms of the sleeves, are trimmed with narrow expected to be adopted in grande parure, for black velvet ribhon; the bottom of the corsage which also light fancy coiffures may
is deeply pointed; a row of fancy silk buttons fashionable ; but they are not expected to be is attached on the velvet on each side: this extensively in vogue. I have no change to trimming is continued straight down the front announce in fashionable colours.
of the corsage to the bottom of the skirt. Head
dress of hair. ADRIENNE DE M
No. 5. MORNING DRESS.-Robe of lilac poplin broché, corsage en caraco, made quite up
to the throat, and descending in a jacket very DESCRIPTION OF THE PLATES.
full at the back. Tight sleeves, a three-quarter length, over full ones of cambric. Light brown velours épinglé chapeau, a round open shape, the
interior very full-trimmed with coques and brides FIRST PLATE.
of crimson velvet ribbon; the exterior with
brown ribbon and a bouquet of three flat feathers CARRIAGE DRESS.-Dark blue satin robe,
to correspond. a high close-fitting corsage, and long tight sleeves. Blue velvet chapeau, a full but bright shade of the colour; a moderately open shape;
SECOND PLATE. the interior trimmed at the sides with
and brides of maize-satin ribbon; the exterior with robe: the corsage made quite up to the throat
HOME DINNER Dress.--Dark grey satin a bird of Paradise. Ermine mantelet, of a large descending in a rounded point at the bottom is size, lined with white satin; made quite up to the ornamented down the front with a new kind of throat, and attached down to the waist by fancy șilk buttons and braiding; rounded scarf end passementerie; it is in the form of detached descending to the knee.
leaves, of a large size, placed two together, and
united by a fancy silk button. They are of Public PROMENADE DRESS.-Robe of equal size on the corsage, but continuing down bronze-coloured drap cachemire, made quite
the front of the skirt they increase in size as high, with long tight sleeves; the border of the they descend. Tight sleeve, sufficiently short to dress is finished with a deep flounce of sable fur. display the single bouillon of the muslin sleeve : rather close, and the interior ornamented only ) dressed in a profusion of ringlets at the sides, Chapeau of pink velours épinglé; the shape is the satin one is finished on the shoulder by two
leaves, disposed en mancheron. The hair is with brides to correspond. The exterior is decorated with a bouquet of short feathers; one
and a round knot formed of a plaited braid half the beads white, the other pink. Sable behind. Cashmere scarf, lace collar. mantelet, lined with pink satin; it is a large size, Morning Dress. — Light puce levantine made with a deep collar, and long square ends. robe: the corsage-made quite high-opens at Sable cuffs.
the bottom in a sharp point at each side, and is
trimmed down the sides and round the bottom HALF-LENGTH FIGURES.
with black velvet ribbon; the centre is ornaNo. 3. Home Dress.--Blue gros de Naples same style of trimming is continued down the
mented with velvet knots, of a new form. The robe, over one of white cambric. The first has front of the skirt, and the bottom is bordered the corsage tight to the shape, and round at the with four bands of velvet.
Sleeve a threebottom: it is high at the back, moderately
open quarter length, and of the horse-shoe form at the on the bosom, and trimmed down the fronts bottom, where it is finished with velvet and a with satin ribbon to correspond, arranged à la knot. Cambric under-sleeve and collar. The vielle. Demi-long sleeves, tight to the elbow, hair is dressed in ringlets at the sides
, and a moderately wide from thence
, and terminates by twisted braid encircling the summit of the head. a ruffle headed by ribbon. The skirt-open from the waist-is trimmed at the bottom with a deep Public PROMENADE DRESS.-Blue satin founce, headed by ribbon à la vielle, which also robe, a full shade ; the corsage is made high and goes up the fronts, meeting that on the corsage; close; the sleeves a three-quarter length. Dark the flounce is scalloped down the sides and brown velvet pardessus ; it is a pelisse of rather