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What is "Chemise(Skimmer)" - Definition & Explanation

Simply a straight unbelted dress with varying sleeves and length.
A short slip or garment designed to wear under dresses. Structured like a camisole, but longer in length. Current trends show women wearing chemises over jeans as outer garments. Chemises can also be worn as lounge or sleepwear.
A straight-hanging short sleep or lounge gown with thin straps on the shoulders.

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