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Real Women

Regarding your May 9 Reader cover photo (“We Spend Every Dime on Our Costumes”) — it’s good to see real women on the face of the Reader. Best cover ever. This is great!

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Less Classy, More Suggestive

After reading “We Spend Every Dime on Our Costumes” (May 9 cover story), I flashed on a woman at a library who likes to play dress-up in a Broadway musical type of way — definitely not burlesque, but like Carmen Miranda. If you know about fashion, how about Zandra Rhodes at 70 years+? She has many famous clients as well.

Does anyone remember Carnaby Street in London, England in the ’60s? Later it was a fashion mecca. Now the fashions seem like not very much thought went into them (to me, anyway). Maybe the word is less classy, more suggestive.

Julian Reid
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