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Latest Parisian Fashions.

Paris, June 10. The dresses still preserve a great simplicity of form ; the skirt is straight with the bodice fitting glove-tight, and the waist finishing round, bordered with a piece of oriental braid, or an embroidered band. In the back the skirt as ample and mounted with small pleats m titte belt. The fastening is usually concealed under the arm, and the sleeves are still decoratire. A graceful redingote, with a little pelerine attached to the shoulder, is caade m summer cloth of chamois color. The skirt is draped slightly m the hips and opens straight, showing a panel of velvet m wood color. The bodice is fastened on the shoujder and under the arm, and a ribbon belt is finished m the back with short ends. A little cape fitting into the shoulders with raised sleeves is crossed m front and fastened on the bust with two buttons at one side, showing a pliwtron of velvet at the throat above the crossing of the pelerine. The sleeves of the redingote #re also m velvet, and the whole garment ih/is a very stylish appearance. Jackets ar© more and more ornamented with braiding of all descriptions. A tan-oolored English model is made with large lappels and a rolling collar, which is to be worn open or closed, and is handsomely braided on the shoulders, cuffs, aad wafctpoat. This w;ri-:< coat is of a lighter shade of dafti or silk. For common wear there is a pretty model of dark blue serge with loose fronts and a tight-fitting back, with a waistcoat 1 or a loose silk skirt to vary the costume. Nothing could be more convenient for summer travel tlwi a gown of this description. Another good jacket is the checked tweed with a high ,co]hr lined with silk. The fronts follow the iiwe of the figure, and fall apart, showing a shirt or vest beneath, or jkj>e coat can be fastened closely by a series ,of f-abs fastening across. In the number of attractive novelties parasols and umbrellas form an interesting series. Thin season the Scotch plaid silk, m gay colors, predominates ; bright red is mingled with clear green and yellow, and makes a spring-like .effect. Others m mauve, navy blue, pearl grPJ) atul others shades, have a wide -insertion of guipure embroidery on crape with a border of plaid. The same style of m - sertioa will be placed on "dreasy" par;:.sol* wf thick silk, m white, cream, and delicate .colors, with straight handle, ■finely carved m silver or gold, or a now snodel of (rtiek --wljicli m griped black and white. Theraarea.isoprefctypiu-M.s,(jl(i«pyered ■with a puffing <tf cwpe, with of fche. same material forming the border, 1? there have a finely ple»tsd ruffle, turned

up and forming coquilles or shells arovid theedge. Theyareattractiveinall the varied styles, and one has no difficulty m finding a dainty parasol to complete one's toilette for any occasion.

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Latest Parisian Fashions., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2476, 28 July 1890

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Latest Parisian Fashions. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2476, 28 July 1890

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