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Out With the Studs and Slits,
In With the Sparkles and Twirl

Wall Street Journal, by Rachel Dodes

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/23/2013 6:03:55 AM

Fashion designer David Meister is known for dressing big celebrities—bombshells like Sophia Vergara and Elizabeth Hurley, whose tightly draped forms practically leave burn marks on Hollywood´s red carpet. But to please his newest client, Mr. Meister had to think small—4-foot-8½ to be exact. He also needed to ditch details like plunging necklines and studs, trading them for more youthful touches such as sparkles and bows. Most important, the styles had to have what he calls "the twirl factor." That´s because his client is, well, a girl:

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: A Balrog of Morgoth, 2/23/2013 8:20:29 AM     (No. 9192142)

The commentators at AoSHQ recently had an idea for a reality show: Put ten Democrats on a island and tell them one of their number is a secret Republican.

One could do the same thing with the fashion world: Ten designers on an island, and tell them one is secretly a heterosexual.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 2/23/2013 8:51:24 AM     (No. 9192198)

That is one reality show I think I could stomach watching. Seeing the libs bending themselves into mental pretzels trying to figure out who is the republican is ripe with epic amusement possibilities.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/23/2013 10:01:04 AM     (No. 9192324)

The Republican is the one building a hut and catching fish and failing to see the need to scam and scheem and politic their way through every challenge.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LadyVet, 2/23/2013 4:18:50 PM     (No. 9192707)

As someone who sewed fancy dresses for piano recitals and such, I can appreciate that this designer recognizes the "twirl factor." My youngest granddaughter is definitely into the "twirl factor." Put a new dress on her and she spins around to gauge that factor. The more the better!

And she is definitely getting one of those doggie purses for her birthday. Years ago, my daughter had a doggie purse, shaped like a weiner dog, which she nicknamed "Limo."

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