YOUR NAME HERE... DOES AFRICA

If I had fifty sewing machines, 50 seamstresses on salary, the 'dress lines' and their high concept names would be:

"NEARLY NAKED", gauze dresses with elegant, crocheted yokes or edges. Spaghetti straps. Bateau neckline, no sleeves.
ending above the knee. Frothy and light, cool!

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SHMATA FROCKS - Forties dresses with small cap sleeve, a-line flounced skirts, peplums, recalling the Bronx.

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BRONX YENTA - and RIVERDALE ! Thirties florid dresses, wartime short skirts. Capped sleeves. Peplums.   Done in Hawaiian print cotton which resembles 40s prints

A wonderful website of a collector vendor, is http://www.vintageous.com

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NEARLY NUDE, seductive, done in light unlined cotton, (no poly!) The dress breathes -- or call the company "NEXT TO NAKED!" Use the exclamation point on your label. It really SELLS the concept.
and the man looking at you will be breathing, too

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CHAMPAGNE BUBBLES -Light, pastels and pales.
 
 

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BAZAAR FOLKLORICO! Guatemalan, African, Mexican, Indian MADRAS type TEXTILES, HAND WOVEN COTTONS. PUngent as a plate full of chiles.

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Work 'Lite' - Elegant cut but light, breathing easily. Suits where you can peel the jacket if it's warm, wear it if the AC is on. Linen, cotton, fabric that breathes!

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NAIROBI FASHIONS - African or Caribbean printed textiles, blowsy big flowers, geometrics

We'd actually Make them in Sudanese, Ethiopian or NAIROBI villages so that poor people can get a life. Any country in Africa works except NIGERIA. They're all whacked there. Gov even has restrictions about foreigners coming in and doing any business.
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BARELY THERE, the shift is the maximum a gal wants to put on when it's hot and she's at home and nobody's looking. Next step would be nudity. And who wants to sit on a chair nekkid? 

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LIGHT WEIGHT SHORTS AND HAWAIIAN SHIRTS

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                WADE ON IN, the WATER's FINE. There's nothing to do but MAKE TONS of MONEY!

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