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  • Leimomi Oakes

    S 1653 The camisole bodice is gathered at the front waistline and darted in the front underarm and lower back. The back is cut low. The six section skirt has patch pockets joined at the front seams. An inset belt joins the bodice and skirt. Style 1 has a pocket flap of contrasting color and is finished with saddle stitching on the belt. The bolero has short sleeves with contrasting cuffs. Style II is trimmed with rick rack and a contrasting bolero.

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