Crimplene


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Crimplene

™ a synthetic material similar to Terylene, characterized by its crease-resistance
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Exhibits include flared trousers paired with a corduroy blouson jacket, a wool pinstriped suit inspired by the 1974 hit film The Great Gatsby, a Laura Ashley printed cotton dress with a high frilly collar and long puff sleeves, suede hot pants matched with a knitted wool halter neck top, an Aztec-inspired knitted wool coat dress created by Bill Gibb, and a Crimplene evening dress.
She gingerly gets out three little dresses from Poppy's wardrobe to show us - short crimplene frocks with bright prints.
It's like mixing fine brandy and buckie or satin and crimplene.
He has established a highly-successful partnership with Crimplene and has landed the German and Irish 1000 Guineas, Coronation Stakes and Vodafone Nassau Stakes on Clive Brittain's filly.
Meanwhile Clive Brittain is aiming for the Breeders' Cup with his impressive filly Crimplene following her victory in the Vodafone Nassau Stakes at Goodwood on Saturday.
Globetrotting Crimplene followed in the footsteps of Bachir, winner of Saturday's colt's equivalent, in completing a famous Guineas double by landing the Entenmann's Irish 1000 Guineas at The Curragh yesterday.
Champion apprentice twice and champion jockey in Hong Kong twice, Robinson has ridden three domestic Classic winners (Pebbles, Bob's Return and Ameerat) and sundry foreign Classic winners, including Katies, Crimplene and Holding Court.
The material, synonymous with Crimplene slacks, kipper ties and Terylene shirts, is also massive in Asia and supplies of the raw materials used to make it are running out.
CRIMPLENE piled further embarrassment on to the shoulders of Godolphin talent scouts with her third big-race success in less than two months at Royal Ascot.
Clive Brittain's Crimplene has also been added to the fillies' race.
Philip Robinson's first two wins at Royal Ascot were separated by 16 years - Katies in the 1984 Coronation Stakes and Crimplene in the same race in 2000
While I acknowledge that the synthetic fibre has it place in the fashion archives, I also maintain that we would have lived quite happily without Crimplene slacks, easy-iron shirts and that notorious health hazard, polyester underpants.