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Paris Fashion Week gives a taste of what’s to come next year

PARIS FRANCE - JULY 02:  A model walks runway during GiambattistValli Haute-Couture Show as part Paris FashiWeek Fall /

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 02: A model walks the runway during the Giambattista Valli Haute-Couture Show as part of Paris Fashion Week Fall / Winter 2013 on July 2, 2012 in Paris, France. (Photo by Julien M. Hekimian/Getty Images)

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Updated: August 7, 2012 6:27AM



We’ll always have Paris.

Or rather, shoppers have the fall couture shows, which ended Thursday, to study fashion’s trickle down economics — and what could end up in stores, without the astronomical pricetags.

There are said to be fewer than 100 clients who buy couture worldwide. But designer’s ideas can filter from the elaborate embroidery on a high-end gown last year to this summer’s Navajo-print inspired tops found in H&M and Zara.

We talked to New York-based fashion designer Sachin Ahluwalia of Sachin + Babi and got his take on what will last:



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