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  • He wears "High-top boots expensively clicker'd with gold taps, a pair of hip-hugging jodhpur-style pants in a faded mauve tone, an amount of gold chains, a heavy mink coat to keep out the worst of the hardwind's assaults and a goatskin beanie hat set pavee-style at the crown of his head."

    City of Bohane by Kevin Barry – review

  • And they mark a big shift away from the dangerously low, hip-hugging, low-rise pant styles that have been popular in recent years.

    In Stores Now: High-Waisted Pants, the Sequel

  • And a body disturbingly contoured in a snug jacket and a pair of hip-hugging trousers.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Mr. Guccione, who often wore hip-hugging leather pants and shirts unbuttoned to his navel - exposing his chest hair and gold chains - estimated Penthouse earned $4 billion during his 30-year tenure as publisher.

    Bob Guccione, 79, founder of Penthouse magazine

  • She's pulled a complete one-eighty from a few minutes ago — low-cut black and white cotton top, hip-hugging black denim, hair back, two melting icicles for eyes.

    Monkeytown excerpt 5

  • Danielle turned her back to attend to one of the pizza ovens, showing her tight buns in hip-hugging workout shorts to Amy.

    Steven Crandell: A Is for Amy & Adonis: Chapter T

  • I'm not suggesting that it's time to codify work apparel, but rather point out that, yes, attractive women who wear clothes well - be they hip-hugging pencil skirts or wide-legged trousers - are perceived differently.

    Cristen Conger: Just How Good Is Too Good Looking in the Workplace?

  • She sat down beside him, chin lifted, nearly regal despite her gauzy sleeveless royal-blue blouse and her hip-hugging jeans—so faded they looked nearly white, her feet laced up in Roman sandals.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • In Madrid, the citizens are debout partout or standing everywhere, hip-hugging the bar, elbows at the comptoir.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Besides the horned helmet with bulbous eyes, Ms. Schwarz's costume features a beaded corset, hip-hugging shorts and boots rising above the knee.

    In This Spat Between Bolivia and Peru, The Details Are in the Devils

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