Rather than walk around with a shawl folded over the arm, or even more untidily draped over the shoulder, the modern miss will roll it up and attach this shawl-strap and carry it neatly in the hand.
This is a column on the sunbject of the New York Fashions, and is written as a guide to the dress of the day, as seen in the most fashionable circles of New York.
Not only are the readers interested in the fashions of New York but were equally interested in the fashions of Europe and in particular, Paris.