Modern Living: Passion Fashion

Lips pout, eyes smolder, bosoms and hips swell like baked goods with too much yeast. Clothes cannot contain these creatures—nor are they meant to. Bras and girdles, filmy negligees and deep-plunging necklines only point up the obvious, or pad out the underdeveloped until, literally, their cups runneth over. They are the antithesis of haute couture's slender subtleties, these fantasy models in the catalogues put out by Frederick's of Hollywood. They promise, in striking graphics, what any woman might achieve in styles by Frederick's.

Frederick is Frederick Mellinger, 55, the biggest and most durable...

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