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Dainty Dorothy

Dainty Dorothy

 “Dorothy”   There have been so many iconic dresses to come out of the cinematic world. We all have a favourite or two. Sass recalls a childhood experience of watching The Wizard of Oz at the cinema and being captivated by Dorothy’s homespun gingham pinafore. “It’s not that it was an amazing cut or design, on the contrary it was that it epitomised the innocence and naivety of the stranded Dorothy.” What could be more innocent than a swathe of gingham? As part of a series of iconic dresses executed in half size Dorothy is as authentic as possible, from the reduced scale gingham to the rickrack on the blouse. It is a joy to behold for anyone with an interest in...

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