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Champagne Silk Satin Blouse
She walked into the club alone around midnight.
Duke looked up from the bar as she approached. His face lost that world-weary look.
“Arma virumque cano,” she said, using her cigarette holder like a baton to mark the rhythm. It was some gambit.
“Troiae qui primus ab oris…” he continued, not missing a beat. He pulled out his Dunhill. Their eyes met over the flame. Her blouse shimmered. So did she.
They talked for hours, until Billy Strayhorn shut down the piano for the night; the subjunctives flowed like champagne.
“Utinam te mox videam!” he finally blurted out.
“Quod tibi libet, mihi libet,” she replied, writing her phone number on a napkin. She turned, looked over her shoulder. “Tuesday.”
Strayhorn heard the end of the conversation. “Man, what was that?” he asked.
“That,” said Duke, “was one smooth lady.”
Champagne Silk Satin Blouse (No. 6860) in 19mm silk satin that flows like liquid. Dramatic silk satin blouse with pointed collar detail and shimmering box pleats running down center front. Delicate cotton crochet trim at collar, placket, shoulders, cuffs and bodice hem. Puff sleeves with narrow cuff and two self-covered buttons. Chinese knot closure at collar. Invisible zipper at wearer’s left. Sophisticated cummerbund-style waist. Veronica Lake, eat your heart out. Imported.