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February 14, 2000 Issue

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COVER STORY:
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.

Dress Reversal

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.

Jean Pool

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.

Glam Slam

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.

Drama Scenes

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.

New School

You haven't heard these names yet, but you'll soon be clamoring for their clothes. Meet the next generation of boutique-bred talent.

Shooting Stars

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.

GOTHAM
Publicists stake out the beauty biz (and it ain't pretty)
GOTHAM STYLE Tommy Hilfiger tries to keep its cool; costly tatters

DEPARTMENTS
The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

Guilty by association: Why does it apply to Hillary but not to Rudy?

Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

Gerry Laybourne's Oxygen got more buzz than Talk. But what if it turns out that content isn't king?

The Culture Business
BY ETHAN SMITH

Creationist myth: the hounding of Stephen Jay Gould

MARKETPLACE
Smart City
BY SHYAMA PATEL

This season, the city's hottest jewelry designers go for the gold

Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Ten reasons not to resort to flowers this Valentine's Day

Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

For the fashion crowd's hand-me-downs, hit the consignment shops

Beauty

Aspiring to the Palm Beach look; makeovers for your mouth

THE CRITICS
Books
BY WALTER KIRN

E. L. Doctorow's latest thinks big thoughts but tells a small tale

Restaurants
BY HAL RUBENSTEIN

A Balthazar knockoff somehow succeeds at tourism's ground zero

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

Simon Rattle makes a brash, bold statement with the Philadelphians

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

A Homicide reunion; Jefferson's mistress; Socrates' complaint

Pop Music
BY ETHAN SMITH

On his long-awaited new album, D'Angelo keeps his flirt on

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