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LACE CASE

Beautiful, feminine and versatile, lace is a favorite for tops, skirts and dresses this season.

– August 5, 1997

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BLACK BEAUTIES

Get ready for a new take on the little black dress. The old standby has been reinvented this season in spare shapes with sexy slits, pretty designs and delicate overlays.

– August 5, 1997

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KNIT HITS

There's just no stopping them. Knits continue their reign, showing up in the sleek shapes of the season

– August 5, 1997

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LONG DISTANCE

Sexy streamlined silhouettes get a boost this season from bright colors, jewels or geometric designs.

– August 5, 1997

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ROCK ON

Move over, heavy metal; rocks rule this season. Jewelry designers favor chunky stones and gems for pieces that are as beautiful as they are bold.

– August 5, 1997

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LESS IS MORE -- REALLY
THE SOUTHWEST IS WELCOMING AN ERA OF RELATIVELY LESS ORNAMENTATION.

Byline: Rusty Williamson

DALLAS -- While sparkle, shine and glitz flashdanced their way through fashion in the...

– August 5, 1997

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STABLE COTTON PRICES SEEN

Byline: Joanna Ramey

WASHINGTON -- Raw cotton prices will remain relatively steady over the next two years as farmers worldwide devote more acres to growing the fiber in response to...

– August 5, 1997

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RANDOLPH DUKE: TALKING SPRING

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- Resort and early spring are on deck, and Halston, one of the hottest launches of the year, is weighing in with designer Randolph Duke's choices in...

– August 5, 1997

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SWEATER GIRLS

With the knit craze showing no sign of slowing down, it's no wonder that comfy sweaters are also going strong. Whether long, boxy or cropped, they remain an everyday favorite.

– August 5, 1997

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MARKET CALENDAR
WOMEN'S & CHILDREN'S APPAREL & ACCESSORIES MARKET, AUG. 14 TO 18

DAILY EVENTS
New Buyer Orientation -- 9 a.m., Thursday to Monday.
Dallas Buyer Lounge -- 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., fourth floor,...

– August 5, 1997

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A CHAT WITH BILL BLASS

Byline: Holly Haber

DALLAS -- Bill Blass just turned 75 -- and he's devoted 40 of those years to designing clothes. And what does this authority feel is ailing fashion? That the...

– August 5, 1997

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TAKING THE LIFESTYLE APPROACH

Becca Bowen Associates
Principal: Becca Bowen
Showroom: 4G47
Lines: Streets Ahead, Kalan jewelry and scarves, Pamela Levin, JBA jewelry, Achile socks, Ashley/Protocol gifts and...

– August 5, 1997

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