Bright and bold, pattern is making a comeback. Women who aren't ready to plunge head to toe can sample pattern in trial sizes -- with scarves. Try them knotted at the neck, wrapping a hairdo, or tied to flutter from a handbag they way it was done in Mother's day.
PAGE 50 -- Clockwise from top: Daisy scarf, around $38, at That Handbag Place. Op art, $30, by Susan Daniels at Jones & Jones. Stripes, $41, by Echo at the Store Ltd. Checks, $16.50, at the Gap. Mod argyle, $35, by Adrienne Vittadini at Hecht's. Cherries, $26, by Lisa Violetto from Jones & Jones. Silk stripe, $60, by Echo at the Store Ltd. Racy stripes, $24, by Echo at Hecht's.