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New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Jason Wu
New York Fashion Week fall 2013: Jason Wu

NEW YORK --With a blizzard raging outside, Jason Wu presented his fall-winter collection 2013 Friday during New York Fashion Week, at a venue on swanky Park Avenue. And despite the ice pellets falling outside, the fashion pack soldiered on in spindle-thin stilettos and, in one case, a red evening gown with a particularly low decolletage. A cleaning crew, gamely on its hands and knees, kept the runway slosh-free to preserve the gentile atmosphere epitomized by a giant crystal chandelier sitting in the middle of the space. The look: Power dressing made modern. Black twill and velvet coats with peplum details and oversized fox fur pockets. A strapless snakeskin dress that dissolves into...