It will be found economical to select one color for a season and choose garments that will harmonize. A definite portion of the income should be set aside for clothing and this amount should not be exceeded.

It is economy to buy the very best possible material. Fewer clothes may be bought if necessary, but the material and texture should be good. Well-made garments that are bought are expensive; garments of equal quality can be made at home more cheaply, if a woman is skillful and if her time is not more valuable spent in some other way.