Opera cloak


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An opera cloak, worn in the evening, reinforces a winter wardrobe literally and figuratively. The light color asserts a winter glow; the swansdown trim buttresses wool's warmth with an edge that weather-strips in body and apparel heat. Similarly, the dress employs braid trim--in use throughout the year, but often omitted in summer to diminish weight and visible attachments--to fortify clothing's buffering.

Opera cloak, wool, silk, feathers, American

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