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The Sexy History of the LBD; 100-Year-Old Florist Shutters

Black dress sex appeal predates Coco Chanel, Patron Saint of LBDs. Photo: Getty
Black dress sex appeal predates Coco Chanel, Patron Saint of LBDs. Photo: Getty

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