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Paris Fashion Week: demure versus sexy

While the commercially-driven brands of Milan Fashion Week steered their collections down a relatively safe path a week ago, many brands showing at Paris Fashion Week over the weekend threw recessionary caution to the wind, igniting buyer excitement with a volley of looks from retro-tinged elegance to rock-inspired sexy styles.