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  • The 109 building is the epicenter of under-25 Japanese fashion, and it has everything a girl could want — terry-cloth hot pants, argyle sweaterdresses, rhinestone-studded skull rings — all at deep discounts to department-store prices.

    Sayonara, Prada

  • You're greeted by Astroturf and circular, terry-cloth water beds.

    Crêpes With a View

  • When the water began to cool, Nick shut it off and pulled her out of the shower, wrapped her up in a big terry-cloth towel, and kissed her long and deep, filled with promise.

    At Hidden Falls

  • Magbidion asked as he handed me his terry-cloth bathrobe.

    Crossed

  • With a sigh he levered the recliner down and tied his terry-cloth robe.

    We're All Guys Here

  • She stood at the hall doorway in a faded, blue terry-cloth robe.

    That's How It Went (rev)

  • Second place gets a large yellow terry-cloth bath duck-motif mat that (we think unintentionally) looks like either a squashed bath toy or a baby bird rolled on by a tractor.

    Style Invitational Week 867: Back in the saddle -- breed 'grandfoals' from this week's winners

  • So, turn a garment inside out and fold a terry-cloth towel under it.

    Hints From Heloise

  • She was already out of bed knotting the belt of a tattered green terry-cloth bathrobe around her waist.

    After the Badlands

  • Chris does not tell him that the tar on our hands and faces and shoes and jeans and our nearly identical terry-cloth polo shirts is from the wood we salvaged for the raft we are going to build.

    MY EMPIRE OF DIRT

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