Rose Cetaire rises from a nearby couch and moves toward him. She is half a head shorter than him, slender and slightly gusty. She wears a dress of green silk, somewhat oriental in style, full-length and slit to mid-thigh on the sides. When she walks, the dress reveals perfect feet in emerald sandals that seem a part of her limbs. A discreet gold pin, in the shape of her famous monogram, clings to her neck. Her skin is porcelain-doll white. Her fine, straight hair, so dark a red that at first glance it appears black, cascades down her back and nearly sweeps the floor. She brandishes a gold lorgnette whose eyepieces are the letters R and C.
One of the most successful women in the fashion industry, Rose Cetaire is strong, quiet, and intensely loyal to her friends. At her whim, chintz replaces lace and denim turns damask, the world around.
copyright (c) 2009, Don Sakers
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