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3 Mar

Oh no! The Empire (silhouette) Strikes Back!

Published in Instep, The News on Jan 18, 2010 If only empire line waistbands could become a cause for suffocation! It is a rather unusually violent thought to begin a fashion column with but having seen one empire line waistband too many is reason enough to become trigger friendly. This is for all my friends out there who have at some point asked their tailors to cause unnecessary emphasis on the bust with this completely unsuitable style. Unsuitable for the well-endowed Pakistani woman, that is. The empire silhouette originated in France and was created to give women something less cumbersome or less confining to wear. With the corset tightening the life and breathe out of women, it was a welcome and significantly...
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