Puff Top

$ 95.00

Size

Produced in our signature custom made striped rayon-poly Matisse and poly taffeta, edged with cotton-poly bias, this fully adjustable PUFFS Tie-On TOP by Moresca can be worn by itself or over a simple Pixie top. It can be worn over or under any of our bodices to create a stunning Renaissance Faire Costume.

This top matches our Puff Sleeves, Puff Hip Bustles, and any of our items that use Matisse or Taffeta fabrics, highlighting just about any of our many other items and outfits.

Sizing:
is flexible; - it ties from front to back and vice versa.

Small fits from a bra size 34A to 36D
Large fits 36D up to 42D from our experience so far.

Care:
machine wash and drip dry, or dry cleaned.

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The inspiration for these came largely from the original illustrations in "The children in the story" from "Mary Poppins in the Park" by P.L.Travers. We would have called them "Poppins" in her honor, but for the unfortunate association with Disney's version, which is the one mostly known in the US. Great shame, that. It bears little resemblance to the stories of the original British nanny, who was deeply mysterious and clearly had connections with all the pantheons of deities in the Cosmos. P.L. Travers herself was disgusted with the Disney film, on the set of which she was invited as consultant, though largely overruled or ignored.

See article:
http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/2013/12/21/archives/post-perspective/the-trouble-with-the-real-mary-poppins.html
The story is well worth a read, it's about Veritain, Amor and Florimond, ; - Truth, Love and Beauty, in the guise of three young princes.

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