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Fashion: Paper Capers

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Available next week throughout the U.S. for the easily disposed of price of $1 will be Scott Paper Co.’s easily disposable paper dress. Made of a flexible triple-ply, fire-resistant paper reinforced with rayon scrim, the dress is a sleeveless shift with two pockets, comes in four sizes and a choice of design—gay bandanna print or eye-arresting op.

The dress is good for four or five wearings, depending on the clemency of the weather and the intensity of the wearer’s frug. Gone are laundry and cleaners’ bills; all that’s needed is a good eraser. Gone, too, are needle and thread and painstaking alterations. A quick snip of the scissors and the hem is shortened, the neckline lowered, while cut outs sprout all over. As for rips, Scotch Tape is all that’s needed for instant repairs.

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