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(Specially from Paris.) First FigurE.-Indoor Toilet.-Grey- | tuft of flowers, is posed in the centre, and takes silk skirt, ornamented at the bottom with a deep off the rather severe effect of the flat bandelette. band of velvet or pou-de-soie. Muslin under- Sometimes the band is formed entirely of body, corselet waistband of blue velvet. Figaro | feathers. jacket of the same. Muslin under-skirt, orna-! Steel is growing more and more popular, even mented with two plaited flounces. Louis XV. bonnets and paletots are ornamented with it, slippers, with pompadour rosettes. The above the latter have patterns worked on them with toilet may be very prettily varied as to colours, steel beads; and steel tags, tassels, and buttons and is very elegant even in less expensive ma- will no doubt be much used for ornamenting terials; but whatever colour is made choice of both robes and outside garments. for the jacket, and trimming of the skirt, must Chenille of bright colours is now often used also be made use of for the head-dress. The instead of ribbon in the hair, either as a Greek latter is simply a torsade or bow of velvet in

fillet, or in tying the waterfall. It is also worn front of the head, with long ends behind or at

round the neck tied at the back in long loops the side.

and ends, finished with tassels, or very large SECOND FIGURE OUT-DOOR TOILET.

ornamental buttons. Dress of black pou-de-soie, powdered with white

The ever pretty, and convenient Figaro, has or yellow stars. Albanian body. Sleeves half

been renewed in favour, and promises to be tight, ornamented at top and bottom with tassels

the pet form of jacket for this antumn and and gimp, the same colour as the pattern of the

winter wear. Black Velvet, with a trimming dress. Black Velvet jacket, trimmed with fur.

of rock crystal pendoletts, has a very beautiful Empire bonnet composed of black velvet with a

effect. By the way, this effective material prorow of straw sequins along the edge of the

mises to be a very favourite one for ornaments

this winter. front; the crown is of figured tulle, and has a narrow curtain ornamented with sequins; long

Everything that looks bright is now lasquare veil of figured tulle, bordered by a narrow

vished not only on evening coiffure and bon. lace.

net caps, but equally on the bonnets themThe Empire bonnet (in its greatly modified

selves, which glisten like the head-dresses of form) seems destined to become popular, it is

Dutchwomen, with gold cords, fringes, buckles, now made of velvet as well as of straw, and is and medallions. found not only comfortable but in a general way

Our latest style of ornamentation for becoming. Bandelettes quite flat to the head

round hats is to replace the feather or tuftand formed of velvet are much worn in place of

flowers with an animal's head-questionable bonnet-caps. Occasionally a butterfly. hum. | taste, you will say; but what can one do when ming-bird, jet ornament, a bow of ribbon, or the world is weary for novelty ?

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be forwarded by the 10th of the month, to appear are useless to us, and in want of short tales,

d in want of short tales, in the following number. sketches, &c., which are always in request.

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London : Printed by Rogerson and Tuxford, 246, Strand.

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