Spending Money To Look Cheap

I can't tell the difference between rich women and white trash. I see women in Manhattan wearing leopard-print miniskirts, bustiers and stiletto heels, with platinum-blond hair, and the only way I can infer class distinctions is by the size of the dog they're walking. And with the ultrashort miniskirt coming into fashion, it was more pressing than ever that I find out how to differentiate haute couture from the Jersey mall.

I called hotel heiress Nicky Hilton, 17, who, along with her older sister Paris, is known for going to swank parties dressed like a Dynasty character about to get dressed....

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