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Article October 20, 1995

<CR><RD><BR><CS:BOLD>CHINO CHIC<BR><BR></CS>PARIS -- Karl's khakis -- they're as American as apple pie. And so is the rest of the witty, exuberant collection Lagerfeld showed for Chanel Thursday. In it, he gave a nod to preppies, suburbia and even...


CHINO CHIC

PARIS — Karl’s khakis — they’re as American as apple pie. And so is the rest of the witty, exuberant collection Lagerfeld showed for Chanel Thursday. In it, he gave a nod to preppies, suburbia and even a mall rat or two. Of course, these are rich preppies and mall rats who can afford to shell out Chanel prices for a pair of hip-riding chinos like these — and have enough left over for one of Karl’s great new, loosened-up tweed jackets. For more on Paris, see pages 8 to 10.