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miniskirt

skirts hemmed at mid-thigh or higher; heyday of the leg in fashion world (1960s). [Am. Hist.: Sann, 255–263]
See: Fads
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There's lots to twist and shout about as Dreamboats and Miniskirts plays the Empire DARREN BELL PHOTOGRAPHY
Dreamboats and Miniskirts is written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, the team behind Goodnight Sweetheart; Birds of a Feather; The New Statesman; Shine on Harvey Moon; Save the Last Dance For Me and, of course, Dreamboats and Petticoats, and is produced by Bill Kenwright and Laurie Mans-field in association with Universal Music.
With killer soundtrack featuring Roy Orbison (Pretty Woman), The Beach Boys (I Get Around) and Hippy Hippy Shake by The Swinging Blue Jeans - not to mention hip-shaking numbers from such the lesser known acts as The Marvellettes and The Kingsmen - Dream boats and Miniskirts is guaranteed to make you laugh and want to dance at the same time.
Dreamboats and Miniskirts is a little diamond of a show with songs by the mile and a high-energy feel-good drive about it that leaves you feeling euphoric and somehow happy with the world.
A notice on the consulate's Facebook site also states: "No slippers, sandals, short pants, miniskirts or sleeveless upper garments.
The reforms would mean that performances by singers like Beyonce and Madonna could not be broadcast, and threaten a return to policies of the Idi Amin era in the 1970s, with the dictator banning miniskirts when he was in power in the east African country.
Lobama : Police in Africa's last absolute monarchy Swaziland have banned women from wearing miniskirts and revealing tops saying they provoke criminals, local media reported.
In January, hundreds of outraged girls and women, among them prominent politicians, protested the attacks while wearing pants or miniskirts and T-shirts emblazoned with such slogans as: ''Real men don't harass women.
Conservative Mayor Luigi Bobbio said that miniskirts and other provocative outfits could still be allowed as long as they are not too revealing.
Julie says: "In your 20s, miniskirts can look great for going out clubbing on a Saturday night.
Nothing against Debenhams here, I am sure they meant well, or just wanted to sell more miniskirts.
Check out Burberry's Exploded Check bikinis ($220) and oh-so-cute matching wrap miniskirts ($240).