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Multicolored chiffon and satin caftan with patchwork design has asymmetrical sleeves. Accessorized with jewelry and sandals. By Afridesia.


Style 101: back-to-school fashion guide

AT lunchtime, nearly every college campus in the land becomes a runway. Whether the students' styles pay tribute to East Coast flava, West Coast spirit, Midwest soul or Down South charm, it's a fact that no two college divas dress alike.


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A fashion giant: style icon Andre Leon Talley talks about his

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Designing fashion is her greatest passion

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Retro chic: Hadley Freeman on a man

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The ladies' man: Derek Green celebrates

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Ebony Fashion Fair lights up Los

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