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THE COOL AND THE CRAZY

as fashion battles the recession, it's time to choose sides

When the going gets tough, the tough get going…in one of two directions. They either strip things down to the essentials and concentrate on core values, or they throw caution to the wind and go deliriously wild. Those, at least, were the different approaches that designers and other fashion types took at the Fall shows. Here's our rundown of the trad and the rad. Whose side are you on?

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