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September 06, 1986 - Image 50

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-09-06

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Natural fabrics and interest-
ing texture combinations coun-
terbalance the simply tailored
lines. Heidi Wingate of Trillium,
in Greenspring Station, says,
"Luxurious fabrics are big this
season. In day clothes, suede
and leather, cashmere, merino
knit, wool jersey. In dressy
clothes, silk charmeuse and
silk jacquard, cut velvet, gold
For day clothes, traditional
fall colors prevail — black,
grey, navy, burgundy, brown
tones, winter white. Some
brighter colors — clear red,
teal blue, green, orange
appear as accents.
Working women will find an
array of practical, wearable
clothes, most of which, says
Paul Greenberg of Cross
Country Clothes, in the Hilton
Inn Plaza, "will be day-to-
evening. Business clothes have
become more feminine; they're
softer and more adaptable.
The idea is that you can go
from work straight out to din-
ner, and not have to go home
to change clothes."
Diane Lee of Octavia, in the
Village of Cross Keys, says
"Daytime suits are very impor-
tant" with, this season, suit
jackets cut and shaped in pro-
portion to skirt lengths. As a
general rule of thumb, she
continues, "the longer the
skirt, the shorter the jacket.
For example, a long trumpet
skirt would be teamed with a
short jacket." Suit jackets are
softly curved — no exaggerated
shoulder padding — and have
waist interest. Many jackets are

Silk crepe dress focuses on the
waist, with ivory top, draped
red skirt and knotted black belt
($930), from Liancarlo.


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