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Juli Lynne Charlot, born Shirley Ann Agin, was an actress turned designer. In 1947, she designed a felt circle skirt which she decorated with appliquéd Christmas trees. The skirt was such a success that she continued to design similar skirts with embroidered and appliquéd motifs. According to some sources, Charlot was the originator of the poodle skirt. She also did marvelously decorated sweaters, and sometimes did matching sweater and skirt sets. There are also sometimes matching accessories with this label.
In the 1980s, Charlot produced a line of Mexican wedding dresses.
Written by fuzzylizzie
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from an early 1950s appliqued circle skirt