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.
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.
Make a date with these: glittering bags, belts, and baubles to take you from Swifty's to Spa.
Say good-bye to gray; this fall, there's a pattern to suit everyone. Eight New Yorkers show you how to find prints charming.
Make a reservation at Mr. Chow: The best offerings for evening recall the high-gloss glamour of the eighties.
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.
The inside dope on the Lower East Side's opium scene
GOTHAM REAL ESTATE
Soundproofing the Hamptons
The return of the Top-sider
The City Politic
In L.A., Bill Clinton got his brief, shining moment
At the political conventions, no news is . . . no news
The Bottom Line
AOL-Time Warner's unlikely visionaries: Who's laughing now?
The new gold-ish standard
DIY neck-lifts; Prada skin care
BY CORKY POLLAN
Patent-leather computer totes; answering machines with IQ
Steal This Movie is a rip-off; Autumn in New York falls flat
Remembering Alec Guinness
Setting Handel in the Hamptons -- why not?
Judi Dench plays a jazz babe
Hip-hop's open-door policy
A delicate touch, an intimate setting at Annisa