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September 06, 1986 - Image 42

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-09-06

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Karl Lagerfeld, designing
for Chloe, presented three
variations on a sportswear
theme. Grey emerged as
"the" color this fall.


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accents of purple and red. As
always, black, winter white,
ivory and earth-tones are
The latest prints are jungle
inspired. Leopard spots and
zebra stripes are new. From
sportswear to accessories, the
animal kingdom rules.
And the details. Miscellan-
eous, like the continuing im-
portance of silver jewelry, ex-
pecially for bracelets and over-
sized disc earrings. Hats,
sometimes with veils, complete
dressy outfits. Gloves are
quickly becoming the number
one accessory — fancy gloves
with fringe, lace, fake jewels
and/or contrasting colors. In
handbags, two top daytime
choices are the drawstring-
closing pouch with adjustable
shoulder strap and the large
structured bag with hand-held

A standout in Paris was
Claude Montana, who
presented elegant wool jersey
skirts and matching tops, wool
jersey tops and flannel
trousers, and wool coat-
dresses for day dressing. He
combined high-waisted grey
flannel pants with a matching
turtleneck top. Montana, known
for his long, narrow shapes in
leather, took a different tack
to a shorter proportion in, for
example, a navy leather crew-
neck tunic-coat with matching
miniskirt. Still, Montana did not
abandon long lengths entirely:
special applause went to his
slim, long (to the ankle)
cashmere overcoats in grey,
forest green, royal blue and
Karl Lagerfeld designed for
the house of Chanel as well as
his own collection. For Chanel;
he showed classic Chanel

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