But in its effect on the shopper's nerves, charmeuse is even worse than ponge.
Teresa,” said the widow beaming, “will look beautiful in charmeuse!
charmeuse is a shimmering, silk-like material which lends itself admirably to summer wear, because it stains easily.
In fact, as a preparation for a summer's reading, I don't know what is more exhausting than charmeuse, unless it be crpe de Chine.
I believe our charmeuse, ninons and crêpe-de-Chines to be unrivalled in town, Sir.