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The Far East has always been a rich source of inspiration. And for spring, designers are bringing in elements of traditional Asian looks, such as kimono sleeves, mandarin collars, obi wrapped waists and poppy Japanese garden prints.

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White cotton knit tank and moss green cotton linen skirt from RONI RABL at Dan Strauss Apparel Corp.

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The Far East has always been a rich source of inspiration. And for spring, designers are bringing in elements of traditional Asian looks, such as kimono sleeves, mandarin collars, obi wrapped waists and poppy Japanese garden prints.

This story first appeared in the October 2, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

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