Just Which is in Vogue
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When one is uncertain about just which is in vogue a happy medium can be reached by buying dresses that do not disclose too much epidermis. Wear shoulder covering enough to exclude you from the old story of the man who when being asked by his wife what the women wore at a banquet he had attended without her, said dryly, “From where I was sitting, I couldn’t tell.”
The New Etiquette: The Modern Code of Social Behavior
Margery Wilson, 1937
I’m fairly certain your opinions (rather than those of your dinner companions) should dictate what you wear. But, if you happen to feel like putting something around your shoulders, this shawl would be a lovely choice. The curved edge makes it easy to wear, and the intricate lace is sure to catch everyone’s eye.