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French designer Sonia Rykiel (right) and her daughter, Nathalie Rykiel, artistic director for the fashion house Rykiel, greet the crowd after the presentation of their Spring-Summer 2008 Ready-to-Wear collection, in Paris in 2007. Jacques Brinon/AP hide caption

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Despite Pockets Of Popularity, Are Cargo Shorts Gauche?

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First Lady Michelle Obama wears her signature cardigan while dancing with performers from the television show So You Can Dance during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 6, 2015. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Mrs. Obama Saves The Cardigan: 'The Obama Effect' In Fashion

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Some women in France say they feel conflicted by a growing presence of Islamic fashion, including the "burkini," a full-body swimsuit. These two are marketed by Marks & Spencer. Courtesy of Marks and Spencer hide caption

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'Islamic Fashion' Causes A Stir In France

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Models walk the runway during the Roberto Cavalli Ready-to-Wear fashion show as part of Milan Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2016 in Milan. Victor Virgile /Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images hide caption

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Princess Pageant crowns reflect the importance of patchwork, beadwork, and Seminole symbols. Will O'Leary hide caption

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A Princess In Patchwork: Sewing For The Miss Florida Seminole Princess Pageant

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(Top) A worker at Blue Creations prepares a pair of blue jeans for a crinkle effect known as "3-D whiskers." (Bottom) Employees at Blue Creations apply the destruction/distressing process to jeans by sanding, ripping and tearing them on molds. John Francis Peters for NPR hide caption

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From Pocket Lining To Jeans, A Niche Means Survival In LA Fashion

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Milton Schwartz died October 15, 2015, after a stroke. Courtesy of Ben Schwartz hide caption

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War, Lace And A Lift From 'Playboy': One Man's Life In Lingerie

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Parsons School of Design graduate Lucy Jones created Seated Design, a collection of clothing for people who use wheelchairs. The clothes include extra fabric at the elbows for greater mobility. Courtesy of Lucy Jones hide caption

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From Canes To Closures, Designing With Style For People With Disabilities

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It has been 20 years since Stacey Dash as Dionne (left) and Alicia Silverstone as Cher walked and talked though the halls of their Beverly Hills high school — on their own mobile phones. Paramount Pictures/Getty Images hide caption

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20 Years Ago, 'Clueless' Like Totally Changed '90s Fashion And Vernacular

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Designer Thom Browne says he usually shows his men's collections in Paris, but he felt it was important to support the first Fashion Week for men in New York. Jacki Lyden hide caption

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Men Strut Their Stuff At Their Very Own New York Fashion Week

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