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Yesterday's recession-proof jeans are fine if you're going for a casual impending-depression look, but what if you want to commemorate the plunging Dow in a more formal way? Thank goodness for Daryl K, whose recession dress references not only the millions of dollars lost in the past couple weeks, but also an earlier era of hard times. "The dress is oh-so-nineties," says Nylon, "especially its strappy top and the winding seam down the bottom, rendered in a blue hue that's so dismal it's chic." It can be yours from Barney's Co-op for a mere $620.
· Recession Special: Jean Shop's Encouraging Sign [Racked]
· The Recession Dress [Nylon]