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Miss: On the runways, a plague of pastels

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A plague of pastels

Thank you for being a friend? This summer’s explosion of pastels had us singing the theme from “The Golden Girls” as aspiring Blanche Devereauxs everywhere decided that hues of pale peach, washed-out pistachio, and unripened rhubarb were the best way to show off their girly side. It all looked a bit like a cotillion sponsored by Baby Gap. Of course, the pastels weren’t all bad: My grandmother was thrilled that she was finally on trend.

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