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09/20/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Did The Recession Bring 80s Fashion Back?

"Anyone who has been in the fashion business for longer than five years," Amy M. Spindler, the late Times fashion critic, once wrote, "might be feeling like a drowning man whose life is flashing before his eyes." Ms. Spindler was referring to the disturbingly rapid-fire way fashion had of recycling the recent past.

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