At Fashion Week, '80s Excess, '09 Woes

On the runways of New York's fashion week, the excess of a bygone age seems to reign. Watching models strutting down the runway, celebrities "oohhing" and "ahhhing" in the front rows, and designers bustling backstage, it's easy to escape from the realities of all-time unemployment highs and a multibillion-dollar stimulus package. This week, Paris Hilton popped up beneath Bryant Park's tents, Justin Timberlake walked the walk for his William Rast line, and the big hair and bulky shoulder pads...Full Story
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