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Spring 2013 Outerwear Trend: Call for Rain

French labels are turning to synthetic materials for a lineup of high-chic rain gear.

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PARIS — Five decades after its famous Space Age collection, the house of Courreges continues to work in vinyl, PVC and other plastics. This season, other French labels are turning to the synthetic stuff for a lineup of high-chic rain gear.

This story first appeared in the December 27, 2012 issue of WWD.  Subscribe Today.

MODEL: YULIA LUKASHOVA/NATHALIE PARIS; HAIR BY JEROME CULTRERA; MAKEUP BY MEGUMI ZLATOFF

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