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THE TEA GOWN

\ Possesses Pleasing

j $&[, Features THE vyetur.n of the teagown, which is !* a traditionally British fashion, and one of great elegance and distinction, }s due to the waning attraction of '{th%;dansant," and the. revival of the I jjmaVj^.aiid intimate afternoon , teaparties^ which were so popular m those pre-^ar days, of which thousands of us hive no recollection at all. Dancing, m fact, is going out of favor to quite\ an amazing extent, ¥ and m London many of the famous dance floors are being converted into skating rijiks,, which will be the fashionable spojrj^-jjjfixt season. . ( - ; .' ; i Meanwhile, teatime, as an hour j for conversation and rest instead • of „ jazz, is coming into its own again, and the sniart woman must dress accordingly. . , The revival of long skirts and the feminine silhouette has probably a greij'?,deal to do with. this change m. fashionable entertaining, for clothes do. affectiihe personality m a remarkable way," and anyone attired m graceful, clinging garments naturally feels more ' inclined to be picturesque ttian energetic, r ■■>.-■■•'. The English teagown is a pleasing • compromise - between the ceremonial evening gown and a discreet negligee, possessing as it does the grace, and dignity of the fivst and the ease and comfort of the 'second. The long, flowing lines of t;he new evening modes are shown to particular advantage m the modern interpretation of this rather romantic type of attire, and there is ample scope for the designer -.to" indulge m full, trailing 11 sleeves, and .floating panels. ' %

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THE TEA GOWN, NZ Truth, Issue 1262, 6 February 1930

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THE TEA GOWN NZ Truth, Issue 1262, 6 February 1930

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