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Extravagant Gestures

PARIS - When it comes to making an entrance, there's nothing quite like a dazzling day or evening coat. And couturiers endorsed that idea for fall, creating everything from sleekly tailored brocade numbers to frothy concoctions of fur or feather, with...

PARIS – When it comes to making an entrance, there’s nothing quite like a dazzling day or evening coat. And couturiers endorsed that idea for fall, creating everything from sleekly tailored brocade numbers to frothy concoctions of fur or feather, with rich fabrics and embroidery playing leading roles.

This story first appeared in the July 15, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.