The Feminine Appearance
A noticeable characteristic of the feminine woman is that she gives careful attention to her appearance. She doesn't neglect her hair, face, figure or clothes. This is instinctive in her nature. She doesn't spend endless hours on her appearance, and in so doing neglect important duty. She devotes herself to those things which need her time and attention, but manages to find time to look attractive.
How To Acquire a Feminine Appearance
To acquire a feminie appearance, accentuate the differences between yourself and men. Wear only those materials and styles which are the least suggestive of men's and which make the greatest contrast to their apparel. Men never wear anything fluffy, lacy or gauzy. Use such materials, therefore, whenever you can. Men seldom pay much attention to the latest style, so keep up your interst in current fashions.
What the Feminie Appearcne Does
When you dress in feminine clothes and are well groomed, it increases your feeling of self-esteem. You feel better about yourself. You are encouraged to act more feminine in the way you walk, move your hands, sit and conduct yourself. The outer appearance encourages the feminine manner.
Excerpt from Fascinating Womanhood by Helen Andelin