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LA BELLE ASSEMBLÉE.
For MARCH, 1809.
EXPLANATION OF THE PRINTS OF FASHION.
ON THE MOST APPROVED
FASHIONS FOR THE SEASON.
Till the approach of the demi-saison, our mented with the same, and laced with cord.
fashions, though numerous, tasteful, and High Armenian collar in small half plaits, splendid, will admit of little variatiou as to edged with vandyke lace; antique ruff to cor
style or substance. The changeful teinper of respond. Reversed strap back, buttoned from
the atmosphere sufficiently sanctions that sen, the throat to the termination of the waist. A
sible variety which adapts itself to the several helmet poke bonnet of light blue, or green
degrees of heat and cold to which our versatile velvet, bound with Chinese floss, and orna
climate is subject, and which renders a habit mented with bands of vandyke lace and beading. Half-boots of five cloth the colour of appropriate at one period of the day that
would be unseasonable and inconsistent at anthe bonnet, calashed with yellow Morocco, and
other. Let not therefore our fair countrylaced with black cord. An occasional kersey.
women be longer stigmatized as possessing dismere scarf, or shawl, of crimson, with deep positions ansteady and wavering ; but rather gold-coloured shaded border, and fringe.- iet is applaud their good sense and genius, Gloves pale-grey kid, or York tan. This dress which so readily perceives, designs, executes, is furnished by the Miss Walthers, No. 75, and adapts. In our Prints of Fashion for the Margaret-street, Cavendish-square.
present month is displayed a moruing and earNo. 2.-CARRIAGE COSTUME.
riage costume, comprising in their separate
constructions much neatness and unique eleA Polanese coat, and Saragossa niantle, of fiae Vigonia cloth; the colour spring green, habits is given under our usual head of expla
gance. As the most clear elucidation of these trimmed round the edges and up the front of the coat, with black velvet bindings, and edg. nations, it is uunecessary that we here dweil ings of gold lace. A high puckered collar, further on their becoming attraction, than to confined round the throat with a gold cord and recommend them more forcibly to the notice
of our scveral Correspondents. Amougst the acoro tassels. A belt of black velvet, and rich
list of out door habiliments, that given in No. 2, gold clasp. Military cap formed of the same material, and trimmed also with black velvet
of our Figures, may be placed at the head.
Mantles and coats of green Vigonia, or Merino and gold. A short white lace veil falling from the edge of the cap just below the chin. Half cloth, of various sbades, from the sober bue of boots of green kid or cloth, calashed and have succeeded to the purple, which though a
the Spanish-fly to the more lively pea-green, bound with black, and laced with gold cord.
colour most pleasing in itself, is now become too general to find a place in a select wardrobe.
slet cloaks are no long seen on genteel No. XLII. Vol. VI.