CHAPTER IVTHE PSYCHOLOGY OF CLOTHESHas the reader ever observed the effect of
clothes upon manners?
There is more in this than at first appears. It is no
mere chance, this use of vivid colour. She onceventured a cerise hat and
instantly dropped to the ranks of thecommonplace. Colourless jewels should
adorn your perfect blond, colourful gems yourglowing brunette. Bakst,
Rheinhardt and Granville Barker have taught us the new colourvocabulary. Gown
yourself as beautifully as you canafford, but with judgment.
Observe angle at
which head-dress is worn.
Among the guests weretwo Americans; done to a turn by
Some people buy footwear as they buy fruit; they like what they see,
sothey get it! It cultivates in them the desiredmilitary spirit.
He _is_ the
man hehas made himself appear.
It is the oldstory of Rome grown rich and gay in
mood and dress. Among the guests weretwo Americans; done to a turn by Redfern.
In this, doesshe outrank her less accomplished sisters?
the more she struggles to rise above them the more herspirit flags.
costumes in Gothicinteriors, and Early Renaissance costumes in Renaissance
interiors. Not even in Rome can they beprevailed upon to do as the Romans do.
house party hadgathered for the shooting,--English men and women. We of
to-daymake no claim to consistency or logic. The discussion of silhouette has
become apopular theme. With very young women it is easy to be decorative under
It isnot enough that in the figure of brocade is the colour of
the dress. That is, if you have smart, up-to-date models to copy.
and_when_ still annoy us as a nation.
Some people buy footwear as they buy
fruit; they like what they see, sothey get it! Gothic costumes in
Gothicinteriors, and Early Renaissance costumes in Renaissance interiors.