THE STATE­MENT OUTER: THE PEIGNOIR

Female (Singapore) - - F-EDIT - – IJ

Yes, yes, ques­tions. To start, it’s pro­nounced “peyn-wahr”, de­rived from the French word peigner that means “to comb”. Yes, that would al­lude to the fact that it’s a vin­tage-style dress­ing robe – sheer, fem­i­nine, floaty, and orig­i­nally meant for the bed­room. Yes, some of the most trend­set­ting la­bels are now propos­ing that you re­vive it and wear it out to party. At Miu Miu (seen here in geor­gette, $2,810), it’s worn over satin col­umn gowns or swingy, see-through baby-doll dresses; at Louis Vuit­ton, a shiny bikini-shorts set and boots; at Moschino, an em­bel­lished body­suit. Yes, it’ll get cam­eras click­ing. And, yes, it’s sup­posed to chan­nel sexy boudoir chic, but with­out be­ing overly re­veal­ing. For that, it gets an­other yes.

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