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E M P I R E    L I N E

The classic Greecian waistline directly under the breasts became known as the empire line after the Empire Period in which Naplolean was ruler.

 

                                          Painted sarcophagus,

                                    Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa,

                          150-140 BCE, Art Resource, NY. 

 

                         

 

“Fashion is more usually a gentle progression of revisted ideas".

 

                                                                             Bruce Oldfield

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