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Move over Jeggings, meet your younger brother, "Jeather", the latest denim incarnation that could be on the racks come Fall. Presented at last week's annual denim trade show in Paris, Jeather is a combo of jeans and "leather-like finish" concocted by Turkish company, Isko. Isko also graced the show with another firebomb combo of questionable trends, described by WWD as a "fluid drop-crotch rayon version of the jegging". Yikes. On the functional side of things, South Korea was on the ball with an "eco-friendly wine jean", wine tannin-dipped denim that apparently is a natural way to prevent chafing. For those who aren't as, uh, adventurous, fear not—word is the garden variety skinny jean is here to stay through at least 2013. [WWD, subscription req'd]