NEW YORK — Embellishment is everywhere these days, and for resort, it’s adding a softer slant to clean-cut basics. At DKNY, Donna Karan is partial to subtle details — embroidery here, snippets of patchwork there — to add oomph to everything from shearling coats to military jackets and cargo skirts. Here, a cotton and Lycra spandex jacket and quilted rayon skirt.

This story first appeared in the May 22, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.