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NEW YORK — Forget about the current cold snap. It’s time to fast-forward a year and start thinking about spring 2005, and textile designers are serving up some pretty, feminine fare for the season. At the European Preview show, Jan. 21 and 22 at the Metropolitan Pavilion, be on the lookout for medium- to large-scale prints in bright tones, gauze-like linen blends in natural hues, tonal jacquard designs in vibrant contrasting colors and soft tweeds. And what would spring be without a touch of delicate lace? Here, a sampling of what’s to come.

Photos By George Chinsee