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NEW YORK — If damask vests, jacquard jackets and tapestry skirts sound stuffy to you, think again. In the beautiful spring collection he showed on Saturday, Ralph Lauren blended style and a touch of eccentricity to adapt these traditional looks...

NEW YORK — If damask vests, jacquard jackets and tapestry skirts sound stuffy to you, think again. In the beautiful spring collection he showed on Saturday, Ralph Lauren blended style and a touch of eccentricity to adapt these traditional looks to a modern Edwardian girl. Here, his wallpaper-patterned, floral leather jacket and linen pants. For more on the season, see pages 4 to 11.

This story first appeared in the September 23, 2002 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.