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Modest Gymnastics Leotards

Modest gymnastics leotards on Nadia Comaneci and Team USA at London 2012 Olympics

(Photo credits: bartandnadia low-cut leg line on Nadia Comaneci's 1976 Olympic leotard; nbcolympics top to bottom, Olympic gold medalists Jordan Weiber in qualifying competition on July 29, 2012—in a pose that demonstrates a leg line that could be cut several inches lower without interfering with movement—and Gabby Douglas, McKayla Maroney, Jordan Weiber and Aly Raisman on July 23, 2012, in modest practice uniforms just prior to the Olympics in London) Modes

Shapley Shadow Dressform Company Closes

Shapley Shadow dressforms

(Photo Credit: Shapely Shadow, 2010) The Shapely Shadow dressform company was started in the mid-1990s by Canadian businesswoman and multi-time entrepreneur Ilona Foyer (first name pronounced il-OWN-a). Shapely Shadow quickly grew to become the leader in shape and quality for higher level garment manufacturers.

Sewing Modest Dresses for Little Girls

Variations on Kwik Sew Pattern 3944 (K3944)

(Photo © 2012 Fashion Belle) Shopping for girls' modest dresses may be easier than shopping for women's modest styles, but the challenge is growing as elements of immodesty are being pushed into the clothing market for increasingly younger ages (reference this scholarly research from Sex Roles journal, Sexy clothes: too much, too young).

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Lauren James Bridal Formal

Advertising as Utah's largest bridal and formal store with two locations in Orem and St. George, this company set up an online ordering...

The Perfect White Dress

This manufacturer of long-sleeved, ankle-length white dresses offers a few classic styles that may be used for casual weddings or any...

Tulle and Lace

Tulle and Lace is a modest formal gown rental shop in New York City that showcases its inventory on its Facebook page. Even if you live...

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