People: Aug. 26, 1996

NOT QUITE ETERNITY

CALVIN and KELLY KLEIN remained true to their design ideals even when dissolving their nine-year marriage: simple, stylish, nothing vulgar. The most puzzled-over and envied couple of their industry didn't even curtail their social schedule. They co-hosted a party and afterward broke the news to gossip diva Liz Smith. Nobody is saying whether the rift was caused by the pressure of being married to a man so famous his name is synonymous with underpants, or whether the oft-repeated suggestion that the marriage was a sham is true. "They intend to make every effort to work out any issues...

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