Yaeger: Thakoon’s Unpretentious Charm, Preen’s Inimitable Craft

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Preen, Thakoon, Diane Von Furstenburg. Photo: Imaxtree

Decorating the back wall of the vast empty space where Donna Karan holds her DKNY show on Sunday — like so many fashion venues, it’s practically in the Hudson River — are giant neon letters spelling out SOMETHING NEW YORK in orange and pink. This looks pretty, but actually says nothing — which makes it, alas, a fitting appellation for Fashion Week, at least thus far.

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