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Happily, there's something else called "body con", which is proving surprisingly popular at the moment. Short for "body conscious", this refers to skintight mini-dresses, tight high-waisted trousers and basically any other garment that makes you, as the name suggests, very conscious of your body - conscious in the sense that you can't eat lunch without busting a seam.
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