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  • Ads for the big-budget "Red Riding Hood" movie, which opens Friday, feature the title character in a luxurious, flowing, hooded red-silk cloak that looks like it could have just floated off the runway.

    High Fashion Sees Something New in the Hood

  • She showed up one night wearing a red-silk kimono.

    Strangers at the Feast

  • Nike Launched exclusively in China last June, the Nike Air Jordan 1 XQ China edition, with dragon-inspired patterns and red-silk accents, was the first Air Jordan shoe designed with Chinese characteristics.

    Olympic Fashion

  • Women in red-silk dresses led dignitaries to the lectern, and after speeches about the spirit and the dreams of young people, the flags — to another huge fanfare — were marched out again.

    The Show Will Go On

  • Morgiana employed at the little red-silk cottage piano, singing,

    Mens Wives

  • Clad in dress uniform, wearing a sword beneath red-silk academic robes, the author received honorary degrees from both Oxford and Cambridge and later dined with the queen at Buckingham Palace.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • Mrs. Brandon returned, as requested, her costume enlivened this time by a red-silk petticoat which contrived to show its ingratiating flounces beneath the glistening black broadcloth of her skirt.

    The Titan

  • Red brocade on the windows, red-silk wallpaper, red-leather chairs.

    The Serpent's Shadow

  • "Like ..." she began, then flushed, and put her hand in its red-silk glove to her lips.

    The Serpent's Shadow

  • She smiled with satisfaction and no little anticipation as she sat back in her overstuffed red-silk chair and gazed at the flower arrangement that had taken the mirror's place.

    Chrome Circle

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