tent dress


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tent dress

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a very full tent-shaped dress, having no darts, waistline, etc

tent′ dress`


n.
a full, loose-fitting dress that flares outward from top to hem and has no waistline.
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Famous ballet fans filled the gala: Don Johnson and his wife, Kelley (whose Valentino tent dress made one wonder ``What was she thinking?
During the past 30 years or more, we have witnessed a truly radical shift from the tent dress mentality of hiding Lucy Ricardo's pregnancy in the 1950's TV show to the 'bold and bare all' photo of Demi Moore on the August, 1991 cover of Vanity Fair," said Forman.
Take one tent dress and let a fat and thin share it.
You were nobody unless you had a psychedelic knicker suit (cringe) one week and a purple tent dress the next.
His feet are firmly planted in the 20th century with his imaginative tri-colored tent dress with abstract seaming that recalls Op-Art posters of the '60s V1563.
That is, will she flaunt her naked belly like a football hooligan on a hot day - a look favoured by younger pop stars - or go the more traditional tent dress route.