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Inside Fashion

November 29, 1990|By Donna Peremes @Edited by Catherine Cook

If you're looking for the latest in Pucci, you might head north on Falls Road to that bastion of fashion, Cross Keys. But for the 0atest in poochie, you need go no farther than the 3300 block, for the Maryland SPCA's third annual "holiday gifts for pets and people bazaar." The newest in canine couture will be modeled by our furry, four-legged friends throughout the sale, which runs Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SPCA's Mansion House & Pump House. Admission is free. For more information call 235-8826.

*Jewelry lovers might want to check out Femme Fatale, a new jewelry-only discount boutique at 4001 Falls Road. Owner Mary De Marco and manager Buddy Wolfe have stocked the store with samples and overstock from such lines as Lunch at the Ritz, Designs from the Deep, Lodestar, and Elements, as well as their own six-year-old line, La Contessa, which is manufactured next door. Prices at the boutique, which opened last month, range from $10 to $200.

*Parents and prom-going teens take note: A subtle revolution in prom gown purchasing is going on, and it's happening right under our noses. St. Paul's School for Girls has hit upon a practical, prudent solution to make dressing for all those parties and proms that much more fun and affordable. The school and its Student Government Association is sponsoring a "Gowns Galore Day," featuring gowns donated by alumnae, parents and faculty. Interested students will be able to purchase dresses at prices much lower than the originals and they'll even be able exchange old prom gowns of their own.

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