NEW YORK — Designers are taking a hip approach to dressing up this season by pairing small, shrunken jackets with flirty skirts. There’s a new favorite neutral, too — chocolate brown. Here, Parameter’s brushed cotton and Lycra spandex jacket with a rayon camisole and polyester satin skirt.

This story first appeared in the May 21, 2003 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.