Sable is not always adaptable. As regards colour, it looks its best with some shades of brown, and with white, black, cream, or grey. But with red, green, yellow, bright blue, or bright violet it becomes difficult. And it does not mix well with other furs - sealskin is the only exception. Sable suits most good complexions, but it favours a woman with dark hair and brunette colouring.

This series of articles will be continued in Part 2 of Every Woman's Encyclopaedia.