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51ZtsEREqKL__SX354_BO1,204,203,200_Probably the most exasperating thing about the Fashion is its elusiveness. Even the word has a dozen definitions, and when it is pinned down and qualified as, ‘the Fashion in woman’s dress’ it becomes ridiculous and stilted and is gone again. 

– Margery Allingham (1904-1966), British author of detective fiction.

Today’s fashionable quote is the opening line from Ms. Allingham’s 1938 novel, The Fashion in Shrouds, which features that dapper detective fella Albert Campion.

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