“My girl back home I’d almost forgot,” goes the song from SouthPacific. Drop the “almost,” and it could be the anthem of the sailorspopulating John Galliano’s imaginary Polynesian naval base, where theseafaring residents can feast their eyes on a lineup of Bettie Pagelook-alikes with froth on their dresses and mischief on their minds.

 

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