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Long or Short? Bettie Page’s Captain dress, as seen on Holly Madison

Bettie Page’s ‘Captain’ dress has been available for a while now, and is a Fashion Police favourite: in fact, if we ever launch a nautical division*, this dress will be part of the uniform of its officers. Holly Madison obviously likes the dress too, as she was spotted wearing it earlier this month. Not only is Holly wearing the dress, however, she’s also butchered the dress, hacking several inches off the hemline to create this mini version, just as Blair did on Gossip Girl that time. Is the change for the better or for the worse, though? Well, that’s what we want you to tell us. Do you prefer Holly’s shortened version, Bettie Page’s original version, or neither? And why?…

The Fashion Police’s Top 10 Retro Dresses

We’ve called this a “Top Ten” but… it isn’t really. There are just too many wonderful retro-style dresses out there right now for us to possibly narrow them down to just ten, so this is really just a list – in no particular order – of our favourites right now. We’ll probably be drooling over a completely different bunch next month, but for now, enjoy!    Vintage Inspired Sailor Swing Dress Because we’re obsessed with all things navy and nautical, and would you lookit that teeny-tiny waist! Hubba hubba! (Wait: did we just say “hubba hubba”? See what this stuff does to us?!)