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That Touch Of Mink

NEW YORK — Not so long ago, white mink had a glitzy, over-the-top image. These days, however, the fur is being shown in a new crop of young, stylish shapes — little boleros, for example, that can be tossed over jeans or worn with a...

Here, Ben Kahn’s mink jacket with Douglas Hannant’s beaded silk chiffon dress.

Here, Ben Kahn’s mink jacket with Douglas Hannant’s beaded silk chiffon dress.

Thomas Iannaccone

NEW YORK — Not so long ago, white mink had a glitzy, over-the-top image. These days, however, the fur is being shown in a new crop of young, stylish shapes — little boleros, for example, that can be tossed over jeans or worn with a sparkling gown for a big night out. Here, Ben Kahn’s mink jacket with Douglas Hannant’s beaded silk chiffon dress. For more evening looks, see pages 4 and 5.

This story first appeared in the December 31, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.