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Mr. Blackwell, 1922-2008: 'From Rags to Bitches' to the Hereafter

The worst of the worst? You be the judge. George Birch/AP hide caption

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by Bridget Bentz

Mr. Blackwell — the no-first-name-needed celebrity-fashion critic whose annual worst-dressed list opened the door for the likes of