Where were the little black dresses, those staples of holiday fare? What happened to last winter's easygoing party frocks that replicated simple geometric shapes -- the circular pouf, the triangular trapeze, the rectangular shift? Turns out they were all square.
"The baby-doll dress is dead," Sarah Easley, an owner of Kirna Zabête, the directional SoHo store, said with no small degree of satisfaction. "The designer customer is looking for a little more tailoring."
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