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  • Those crimplene smocky type tops with amateur dated diamondy wiggly shaped designs in shades of ... brown .. which I thought had thankfully disappeared with most Sunday market tat which was very prevalent in London suburb street markets in the seventies.

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  • Rita (an amalgam of several real-life protesters) is a cash-strapped seamstress, adrift in a late-60s era of rayon, crimplene and rampant male chauvinism.

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  • Although of course, I suppose they can just pull out an old video of themselves, like Dorian Grey or something, whereas all I have to show for my agonies is an empty sherry-churn and some unfashionable crimplene slacks.

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  • After a moment or two a man in brown crimplene looked in at us, did not at all like the look of us and asked us if we were transit passengers.

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  • Just before we reached it, however, we were suddenly headed off by a man in blue crimplene, who asked us what we thought we were doing in there.

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  • He waved us magnificently away from the snack counter, made us pick up all our gear again, and herded us back through the door and away into the first room where, a minute later, the man in the brown crimplene found us again.

    Last Chance to See

  • Cardigans, however, are the crimplene of male attire.

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  • Nothing backresistance, retrapping witchery crimplene.

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  • Speaking of which, the cardie should always be paired with beige crimplene trousers, high waisted and a 'wacky' shirt for garden centre visits.

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  • Back then, terylene and crimplene were part of a 'comfort revolution' and every Jason King wannabe drowned himself from head to toe in clobber made by, let's face it, a chemical manufacturer.

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