Iridescent and metallic looks continue for fall 2003. The difference, say many exhibitors set to show these looks at IFFE, is that the shine is much more subtle. While metallic thread is still being used, many of these looks are achieved by highly lustrous synthetic fibers, giving just a hint of sparkle. In some cases, the shimmer even comes courtesy of silk.
This story first appeared in the October 8, 2002 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.