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Behnaz Sarafpour: Old World charm

Behnaz Sarafpour made good use of the historic

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Behnaz Sarafpour made good use of the historic Jane Hotel — near the Hudson River in Chelsea — creating what felt like a traditional Parisian salon, with antique chandeliers and patrons ensconced on plush leather and velvet sofas, the models drifting by in creamy, elegant attire.

It was all très, très civilized, and quiet, as were pieces like the yellow embroidered double-face Cady vest with...

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Honor roles: Nature vs. space-agey synthetics

Things got wild inside — and outside — the Honor fashion show at Eyebeam, an event space in Chelsea near the Hudson River.  Outside, a young British woman’s bag was stolen, along with her phone, and her chum used her own cellphone to call up the missing device…and chat up the thief, trying to coax him to return it, no questions asked.  And for cash.  Yes, she said — they’d pay him.

Wild!

Inside,...

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