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The pannier is back, thanks to Alberta Ferretti's Fall 2013 collection

Oklahoman Modified: February 22, 2013 at 5:54 pm •  Published: February 22, 2013

The pannier may be back, which could be good news for women with hips they prefer to camouflage.

What's a pannier? It's an overskirt draped at the sides of a skirt for an effect of fullness, according to Webster. In centuries past, this was achieved with a pair of hoops. Now, of course, the effect relies on artful draping. See full story.