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    look at me, i'm sandra dee!

    by nylon April 03, 2013
    Wildfox regularly mines the past to come up with clothes we want to wear right now. Think the '90s for a very Clueless-inspired collection, or '60s flower children for daisy-covered sweaters and tees.

    But for summer, the California-based brand is going way back, to the 1950s. "I've always been a big fan of pin-up art, it's so extremely American and the history behind the pin-up girl is so interesting," is how Wildfox designer Kimberly Gordon puts it. "I grew up collecting cheesecake books, I starred as Sandy in the school production of Grease, listened to Elvis constantly, and memorized every oldie I could get my hands on."

    You don't have to be as hardcore as Gordon to get into this collection, which features dice prints, Hawaiian motifs (think pineapples and leis), and a sweater inspired by a milk carton. And in its own way, Wildfox definitely does the body good.

    Now sing it with us, "Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee!"
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