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Jul 7, 2019

NPR: Mobile Alabama's Southern Belles



"There's sort of a disconnect between what the dress represents historically and these multicultural, highly accomplished modern young women who wear it now," she says. "They're not exact replicas, but they are modeled after the attire of the white Southern plantation-era elite, which means that they are the gowns that were once worn by the wives of slave owners. ...

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But why in the world would "multicultural, highly accomplished modern young women" wants to dress like women who owned slaves?

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