February 14, 2000 Issue
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Spring Fashion 2000
| High Flier|
This spring's deluxe, logo-bedecked clothes will make you feel like part of the jet set -- even if you've never flown on the Concorde.
Elegance is back -- and some of the most cutting-edge designers have embraced the ladies-who-lunch aesthetic. Eight new models trade in their downtown style for an uptown makeover.
Whether you're gallery hopping or window-shopping, denim will take you anywhere. Here are the newest looks -- from a sophisticated trench to tie-dyed jeans -- in the season's most versatile fabric.
Wondering what to wear with spring's luxury-loaded looks? Seize on the details: shoes that sparkle and bags that are bound to make your friends jealous.
Ellen has arrived in Manhattan from her Palm Beach manse. Her doting son Tom is thrilled; his wife, Laura, is beside herself. It's an Aaron Spelling-worthy saga -- with clothes to match.
You haven't heard these names yet, but you'll soon be clamoring for their clothes. Meet the next generation of boutique-bred talent.
A new crop of woman photographers in New York and London are shaking up the fashion world -- and they are as cool as the pictures they take.
Publicists stake out the beauty biz (and it ain't pretty)
GOTHAM STYLE Tommy Hilfiger tries to keep its cool; costly tatters
Guilty by association: Why does it apply to Hillary but not to Rudy?
Gerry Laybourne's Oxygen got more buzz than Talk. But what if it turns out that content isn't king?
The Culture Business
Creationist myth: the hounding of Stephen Jay Gould
This season, the city's hottest jewelry designers go for the gold
Ten reasons not to resort to flowers this Valentine's Day
Sales & Bargains
For the fashion crowd's hand-me-downs, hit the consignment shops
Aspiring to the Palm Beach look; makeovers for your mouth
E. L. Doctorow's latest thinks big thoughts but tells a small tale
A Balthazar knockoff somehow succeeds at tourism's ground zero
Simon Rattle makes a brash, bold statement with the Philadelphians
A Homicide reunion; Jefferson's mistress; Socrates' complaint
On his long-awaited new album, D'Angelo keeps his flirt on