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Cooperative Extension Service, South Dakota State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts
That attire may affect behavior, and even contribute to success in life is a factor that is too often overlooked. Women sometimes fail to recognize the important part that clothes do play. "Clothes do not make the man," but as Henry Ward Beecher says, "They do make him look a lot better after he is made." A well-dressed woman commands attention without being conspicuous. Her clothes are becoming, suitable, and appropriate. In selecting her costume, she has turned a deaf ear to the flattering words of the saleswoman and has truly analyzed herself. She has taken care in selecting her outfit so that one article has not over-shadowed another and thus detracted from the whole. She is the woman who is in demand and the object of many envious eyes.
Andrews, Anita, "The Well Dressed Woman" (1930). SDSU Extension Circulars. 285.