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September 06, 1986 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-09-06

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BY LINDA BENSON

rom budding
adolescents to the
college-bound, the
newest additions to
teenage fashion story this fall is
long, neat, narrow — and knit.
The fall, 1986 version is most
often 100% cotton knit, and bears
a striking resemblance to the
tried-and-true sweat suiting
material or morning jogging and
exercising routines.
But here is where the similarity
ends. The new cotton knit is
thinner in weight, often
ribbed, or carefully worked
with intricate details on
177collars and cuffs. And
of course, shoulder
pads under
everything!
Whether in tops,
narrow skirts or
calf-hugging pants, this
fabric has become as
important and as versatile on
the young fashion scene as
denim. So far, there
doesn't seem to be any
threat to the popularity of
that all-American blue-jeaned

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The layered look: a khaki top
over matching skirt. Brown
scarf is draped over a shoulder
and tucked into a leather and
silver Moroccan belt.
Photographs by June Chaplin.

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