The Clothier and Furnisher Volume 84

The Clothier and Furnisher Volume 84

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...with more than the usual number of novelties, and this is especially true of the soft hats. In these, the high crowns and narrow brims prevail, and the crowns with the drop tip, modified telescope, diamond telescope or double crease are prominent features of every line, and dish brims are numerous. The new soft hats are trimmed with many different varieties of Puggaree bands, and various styles of bows made of taffeta and corded silks in a wide range of colors. Many of the soft hats that will be seen on the streets within a few weeks, when the spring season opens up, are trimmed with folded or pleated bands, tied with necktie bows, and the new fancy bows, with large loop, small center and flying end. In stiff hats the crowns are to be higher and the brims not so wide, thus getting away from the extreme low-crown, wide-brim effects that have held sway for the past few seasons. The "Dish Brim" derby is one of the season's new styles, designed more especially for the young men's trade. A firm in Danbury has placed upon the market a line 6f fur felt caps, and it will be interesting to note just what impression this new departure will make upon the trade. It is claimed that these caps are neat in appearance and very durable, and they are designed to take the place of the cloth cap. They are made in all sizes. blocks and colors, and in a range of qualities. If these felt caps should come into general use with motorists and other extensive users of cloth caps, it would mean just that much additional work for the felt hat factories, and would help to make up the loss which has been occasioned through the increasing popularity of cloth caps. The placing of a felt cap on the market in competition with the cloth variety is of...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881230
  • 9781236881236