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NEW YORK — Whether it’s the bright colors, pretty floral prints, angled sleeves or an obi sash tied at the waist, the Japanese style is having a strong influence for resort. Designers are taking the traditional silhouette of the kimono and...

NEW YORK — Whether it’s the bright colors, pretty floral prints, angled sleeves or an obi sash tied at the waist, the Japanese style is having a strong influence for resort. Designers are taking the traditional silhouette of the kimono and shaping it into updated tops and dresses. Here, Tracy Reese’s silk top and pants. For more, see pages 4 and 5.