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Sleeve Porn

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Sleeve Porn

  "King Louis XIV would stage elaborate ball after exquisite party after expensive festival and require luxurious attire at each one. The nobility wanted to remain within the higher circles, which were quickly congealing at the court of Versailles, because it was “believed that mere physical proximity to the monarch…would elevate them to a higher social level” and the king spent almost all of his time at court.[4] It was thus necessary to attend all the fashionable balls and festivities and spend outrageous amounts of money on new clothing. Eventually it was almost certain the courtier would fall into debt...

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Very Chic, Very Lilli Ann....Archived

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Very Chic, Very Lilli Ann....Archived

An unusual look in a Lilli Ann but SO GOOD! Matching sleeveless dress and coat with scarf collar, Italian knit wool. Sold in 2008.    Shop more coats on the website!

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Lucie in the Sky

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Lucie in the Sky

With glamour! Boudoir glam from the archives (sold in 2006, to be exact!). And my first Lucie Ann set. SO GOOD.   

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Pretty Things Past

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Pretty Things Past

I recently had cause to go back through some old images of things I've had and sold in the past (stored on Photobucket), and decided many of them are worth sharing and looking at again! Because so pretty.    Sold in 2008, this luscious 1960s pink heavily beaded gown was one of my faves!     

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Happy Birthday to Bob Mackie!

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Its Bob's Birthday! Celebrate by taking a gander at the glam he has created over the years....        

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