9288Re: [TheCostumersManifesto] Re: 2002-4 fashions
- Jul 4, 2007Never heard anyone use that term for hip huggers before. Guess I'm
just not with it anymore.
On Jul 4, 2007, at 4:39 PM, Cat Devereaux wrote:
> >>I'm showing my age;. What are bikini rise pants?
> Remember hip huggers??? Not quite so wide in the leg, but cut down
> all the
> way to the old bikini panty line. Another name was "Brazilian" (after
> wax/shave you needed to wear them like that) These were often worn w/o
> belts, so they had to fit perfectly or you'd get slide. These were
> decorated and very expensive.
> I think by getting things down and daring that needed that much fit
> was a
> way of separating those that were "moneyed" or pretending to be.
> (Cause no
> on though of jeans as custom fitted.) I remember being down in LA
> district when the "Silliness" of the style was being suggested... and
> discussion was that the style couldn't get really big because of the
> issues. (And it was hilarious to see some of the FIDM students, who
> comfortable with that style, trying to wear that style anyway. Talk
> lots of tugging up -- since the extremes on this also needed to be
> bare-back.) Cropped tops. Lots of interesting sunburns. <G>
> Some fashions are self correcting.
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