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What Dress Makes of Us

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Author: Dorothy Quigley
Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,254 / 50 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 67.1
LoC Category: HM
Audiobook: librivox.org
Downloads: 911
Added to site: 2005.10.30
mnybks.net#: 11742
Origin: gutenberg.org
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e below the ears, is to be preferred by a woman whose features are of this character need hardly be explained. The improvement in looks is quite obvious.

[Illustration: NOS. 14 AND 15]

No. 14 is an example of a misguided woman of the pudgy type who, for some inexplicable reason, arranges her hair in the Madonna style. It is utterly unsuited to her face. Unless her ears are deformed this style of hirsute lambrequins should not be worn by a full, round-faced woman. The arrangement sketched in No 15 adds effectively to her appearance, not only making her look younger, but less inane.

[Illustration: NO. 16]

For Faces with Protruding Noses.

Women with decidedly protruding, or irregular, tip-tilted noses should be especially careful in arranging their coiffures.

Any woman who arranges her hair as in sketch No. 16 caricatures her facial defects by increasing the too protuberant lines of her nose. The distance from the end of her nose and the tip of the topmost knot of hair is too long for either b

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