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Fashion Week

Patrick Robinson, designing for Perry Ellis, went for a retro look. Instead of a runway show, Robinson walked editors around models posed in his feminine creations. (AP)
Coat by Perry Ellis, where Patrick Robinson is making news. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images)
Designers Sass & Bide went heavy on the headgear. (Mark Mainz / Getty Images)
A Sass & Bide ensemble for fall. (Mark Mainz / Getty Images)
Sass & Bide, whose fans include “Sex and the City” stars, have fun with headpieces and jewelry in their runway show during New York’s fashion week. (Mark Mainz / Getty Images)
A Sass & Bide ensemble for fall. (Carlo Allegri / Getty Images)
Fun fur from promising designer Derek Lam. (Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times)
A bright Derek Lam design. (Jennifer S. Altman / For The Times)
A model walks the runway at the Michael H Fall 2004 fashion show in New York City. (David Surowiecki / Getty Images)
A model at the Michael H Fall fashion show in New York City. (David Surowiecki / Getty Images)
A model at the Michael H Fall fashion show in New York City. (David Surowiecki / Getty Images)
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