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Penchant For Pink

1922: The discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun sparked a worldwide craze for ancient Egypt. One manifestation of “Tutmania” was the novelist Barbara Cartland’s penchant for billowy pink chiffon. “I saw all this wonderful pink on the walls and the artefacts [of the tomb],” she recalled many years later. “I was so terribly impressed that I vowed to wear it for the rest of my life.”

Source: The Irish Times, 28 March 1998

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