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NEW YORK — This fall, legwear is moving beyond the fishnet.

During last week’s collections, designers shied away from showing skirts with bare legs, sending out models wearing leggings, thick socks and tights in all patterns and colors.

There wasn’t one overriding trend  guaranteed to drive sales, but rather an array of fresh looks that will likely give business a needed boost. Anna Sui went mod, Betsey Johnson opted for tartan, and Zac Posen broke out the glitz.

This story first appeared in the February 14, 2005 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.