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Drawa the last five years one more-$K of attire has become indispersable Id a »*,_, appointed wardrobe—the tea-gow^; - § m l months ago there was ah. ex^fdiioa t! ladies' hygienic clothing. Foremosta,.-™ this should have been the teagowa* We would draw the attention 0 f those* v.. lecture for the National- Health Society m clothing.dress and deformities, to this gar. raent. The custom now is among ladies of "ton"to wear a 'lea-gown,* whio_,itmay be explained for the uninitiated, isnothingl more than an elegant form of dmiing gr.jru, therwhole afternoos, and evenVuhe. «i familh to dine in it. AS Its ns'oi limlly onables .the wearer to dispen.e' with Its corset,, the hygienic valne of the tea-gore is apparentr it has been stated that font ladies wear corsets even beneath the-fc.. gowns, but they are in a small minoiitv. If the tea gown be the pioneer of othergs}™^»to -n-lii.l. may expunge corsets from lb list of ladies' clothing, it should indeed!* welcomed. This, however, is not unlikely. Still the wearing of it is a fashion uMtliil may be hoped, for the sake of i those trig follow it; may be more than a passing , fancy.—"Medical Journal.'

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LADIES TEA-GOWNS., Auckland Star, Volume XIX, Issue 3944, 24 March 1883, Supplement

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LADIES TEA-GOWNS. Auckland Star, Volume XIX, Issue 3944, 24 March 1883, Supplement

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