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March 25, 1989 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-03-25

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It appears on the silver screen and before
long, it's selling in the stores. Hollywood,
and now TV, are important fashion influences.


ashion is the
mirror of socie-
ty" goes the
saying. Of course,
that was said
several hundred
years ago. For an
updated version,
try "fashion is the mirror of the



Don't believe it? Just look in
your closet. Isn't there an oversized
blazer and a pair of baggy pants? An
off-the-shoulder sweatshirt? Enough
shoulder pads to outfit the Detroit
Lions? And where did they come
from? Think Annie Hall. Think
Flashdance. Think Joan Crawford
. . . or Joan Collins. Your personal
fashion statements were taken from

the movies and, in many instances
nowadays, television.
According to Sandy Schreier, a
Detroit-based fashion historian and
television personality, it's not
surprising that movies have had so
much influence on fashion over the
years since the founding fathers of
the film industry — Zuker, Mayer
had all been
and Goldwyn

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