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  • Although on one page you might find a very classic full-skirted suit made by Mr. Dior and on the next a kimono-inspired jacket paired with latex leggings by Mr. Galliano, as Vanity Fair international editor Ingrid Sischy notes in the accompanying text: "It was striking to all of us how easily these looks fit together, even though some of them had been created sixty years apart."

    Demarchelier on Dior

  • I have an incredibly high waist, and vintage-inspired dresses (especially the full-skirted ones) highlight that.

    The politics of vintage clothing « Dating Jesus

  • Other items in the collection include full-skirted minidresses (two are depicted above) and snug bolero jackets.

    Thrift-Shop Finds Inspire Kate Moss « Scavenging

  • According to the Daily Mail, one example is “a cute floral full-skirted dress … that takes its inspiration from an old vintage item Kate picked up in a thrift store in LA that did not fit.”

    Thrift-Shop Finds Inspire Kate Moss « Scavenging

  • The woman behind me is lovely, her full-skirted navy dress covered in tiny white polka dots.

    The Kitchen Daughter

  • Associated Press Dior offered its classic full-skirted silhouette in transparent fabrics.

    Where Designers Love Taking Risks

  • Ridge gestured to the two place settings, then his gaze swept over her, taking in the full-skirted dress.

    Western Man

  • Whether layered over turtlenecks at Jill Stuart, slimly fit at Ruffian or drop-dead glamorous at Monique Lhuillier, dresses are shaping up in two distinct silhouettes: narrow sheaths or full-skirted.

    Melissa Liebling-Goldberg: Days Of Wine And Roses

  • Whether the length takes shape in a full-skirted '70s-style dress, a bell form or a sharp pencil, it transitions perfectly from late summer into early fall, and it's a wonderful cover-up for those fairer skinned ladies who, even now, can't manage a decent suntan on their stems.

    The 75 Percent Solution

  • This year's attendees did not disappoint: I doubt that there have been so many full-skirted ballgowns in one room since the Twelve Oaks ball in Gone with the Wind.

    Lesley M. M. Blume: Glitter and Gold: New Yorkers for Children Gala Builds New Futures (PHOTOS)

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