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September 06, 1986 - Image 40

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-09-06

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continental couture

The Grace of \Maiiii
The Class
of Par is

BY BARBARA PASH
& CARLA JEAN SCHWARTZ

Milan. Two worlds
of style with the same news for
fall '86. Easy wearability. A
silhouette with a round and
feminine theme. Graceful
shapes, some body-hugging
and others softly flaring. The
mood: simple, pure and
elegant.
The favorite daytime fabric is
a knit, from cashmere to wool
jersey. Knits have a universal
appeal with their light weight
and ability to travel. They make
the transition from day into
evening. Some knits have
metallic threads woven in the
fabric for an evening out.
Velvet stars for evening. The
black velvet dress — long or
short — returns this season.
Even coats, jackets and
dresses are trimmed in velvet.
Satin shimmers and brocades

40

Jewish News

glimmer for more evening
dressing.
The importance of leather in
coats, in separates. A new
combination of textures, of
skins and fabrics. From soft,
supple jackets to a wide
crocodile belt. Leather — a
strong force for fall fashion.
The new color is definitely
grey, in all shades, and in all
fabrics. Other new colors are
green and turquoise. Watch for

Thierry Mugler empha-
sized star pins and ear-
rings on the military
uniform shapes of his day
dresses. All photos by
Michael O'Connor.

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