Re: Meeting the Torrid standard


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Posted by Emily on May 23, 2005 at 18:48:28:

In Reply to: Meeting the Torrid standard posted by HSG on May 22, 2005 at 06:29:13:

It's true that the Torrid influence is discernible everywhere. But then again, from a fashion point of view, how much is due to Torrid, and how much is a reflection of the feminine direction of fashion in general? Either way, it's wonderful to see.

Looking at those last images, the one thing I have to say is that I've never been able to develop an affinity for dark brown. It seems to me to have all of the disadvantages of black (it really ages the wearer, and the figure kind of gets washed out), without any of the advantages (the *drama* of black). Chocolate is for eating, not wearing.

I like the brighter "ice cream" edible colours of the season much better.

Here's another example of feminine beauty from an unexpected source: Dress Barn. I LOVE this dress for its pretty floral print, but especially, for the detail of the dual-coloured ribbon/sash around the waist. It's charming --

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