Whew! It's safe to turn off that computer and get into the social swirl again for some real-time celebrity-watching. After a few seasons of surfing around in odd outfits suited for virtual unreality, the stars of '97 have upgraded their fashion programs. Among this year's tasteful winners, Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, whose wedding dress slipped gracefully into style, serves as a role model by bringing youthful zest to classic clothing. And Air Force One's Harrison Ford delivers a presidential wardrobe message by keeping the duds—and the demeanor—diplomatically correct. Even the losers did their best. Caroline in the City's Lea Thompson clearly cares about what she wears but hasn't yet brought her fashion act to Broadway. For the sake of uncluttered lines, the stars have even abandoned some symbols of concern. Gone from many lapels are the ribbons that signify favorite causes. And now that designers are putting fur back on the runway, folks like Madonna
are opting for the luxury of the real thing. So log on, enter your password and browse our report on the good, the bad and the barely there.