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August 28, 2000 Issue

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FALL FASHION 2000
Seven Easy Lessons

Baffled by the plethora of fall fashion offerings? A short course in the latest style developments, from skinny belts to oversize bags.

Midtown Matters

Businesswear has (finally) evolved, with suits and separates that give power dressing a decidedly sexy edge.

The Wonder Years

Everything old is new -- again. Vintage-inspired looks are everywhere, from forties dresses to eighties power suits.

Little Stars

Make a date with these: glittering bags, belts, and baubles to take you from Swifty's to Spa.

Print It!

Say good-bye to gray; this fall, there's a pattern to suit everyone. Eight New Yorkers show you how to find prints charming.

Glam Slam

Make a reservation at Mr. Chow: The best offerings for evening recall the high-gloss glamour of the eighties.

Creature Comforts

Fashion is slipping us some skin -- in the form of elaborately worked fur and beautifully cut leather.

The New Old Thing

Meet the man behind fashion's retro fever: Keni Valenti, whose collection of vintage couture is coveted by models and starlets -- and constantly on loan to inspiration-seeking designers.

GOTHAM
The inside dope on the Lower East Side's opium scene
GOTHAM REAL ESTATE
Soundproofing the Hamptons
GOTHAM STYLE
The return of the Top-sider

DEPARTMENTS
Intelligencer
BY BETH LANDMAN KEIL WITH IAN SPIEGELMAN

The City Politic
BY MICHAEL TOMASKY

In L.A., Bill Clinton got his brief, shining moment

Media
BY MICHAEL WOLFF

At the political conventions, no news is . . . no news

The Bottom Line
BY JAMES J. CRAMER

AOL-Time Warner's unlikely visionaries: Who's laughing now?

MARKETPLACE
Sales & Bargains
BY SHYAMA PATEL

The new gold-ish standard

Beauty
BY BETH LANDMAN KEIL

DIY neck-lifts; Prada skin care

Best Bets
BY CORKY POLLAN

Patent-leather computer totes; answering machines with IQ

THE CRITICS
Movies
BY PETER RAINER

Steal This Movie is a rip-off; Autumn in New York falls flat

Theater
BY JOHN SIMON

Remembering Alec Guinness

Classical Music
BY PETER G. DAVIS

Setting Handel in the Hamptons -- why not?

Television
BY JOHN LEONARD

Judi Dench plays a jazz babe

Pop Music
BY ETHAN BROWN

Hip-hop's open-door policy

Restaurants
BY ADAM PLATT

A delicate touch, an intimate setting at Annisa

CUE
AC/DC back in black; happy birthday, Junior Vasquez

Classifieds
Strictly Personals

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