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Spring Fling

Following, four trends from the New York collections topping WWD’s style lists for spring.<br><br><br><br>SHINE ON<br><br>Metallic fabrics added flash to everything from evening dresses to trench coats to sparkle-dusted...

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Following, four trends from the New York collections topping WWD’s style lists for spring.

This story first appeared in the October 10, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

SHINE ON

Metallic fabrics added flash to everything from evening dresses to trench coats to sparkle-dusted accessories.

NIFTY FIFTIES

Girly Fifties looks ruled the runways in fine flirty form. Plain, polkadot or floral dresses came in all manner of pastels and prim tops were paired with full skirts crying out for a poodle.

WORK IT, GIRL

It all began with cargo pants, returning as a wardrobe staple this spring. But overalls and coveralls push the aesthetic a step further.

SUPER STRIPES

Giddy, graphic stripes of all sizes gave a distinctly sporty flair to surf-inspired looks and lent dresses a boldly graphic edge.

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