By  on March 17, 2009

PARIS — Buyers at the fall-winter boutique trade shows reduced budgets by up to 30 percent, obliging them to fine-tune their selections. American buyers were thin on the ground.

“Our budgets are pared down, which is helping us to have a point of view,” said Barbara Atkin, vice president, fashion direction, at Holt Renfrew. “Right now, things have to really jump out at us.”

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