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From left: Paco Rabanne’s white turtleneck gown with dangling icicle-like fringe; Céline’s kicky khaki halter-neck gown; and Calvin Klein 205W39NYC’s cheerleader pompom chemise in green and white.
Played with tender cluelessness by Act II managing director Eileen Cella, Lynn is not the brightest button on the chemise.
This past summer, bracken ferns, grass and wildflowers emerged in charred soils beneath tree skeletons. Exposed slopes where dry chemise and manzanita were incinerated remain largely barren.
Mountain slopes once cloaked by manzanita, chemise and other chaparral were rendered into moonscapes.
For fall, there is a distinct anti-fancy attitude in plain silk dresses and the pairing of rough shearling coats with wispy '20s-style chemises.
Items include wigs, bras, hats, turbans, scarves, forms and chemises, all donated by Ribbons of Hope in Pasco County.
The new line ($50-$200) consists of lacy bodysuits, bralettes, panties, camisoles, slips, chemises and robes that can be worn in the boudoir and beyond, to complement Shoji’s feminine apparel.
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Origin and Etymology of chemise
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
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