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Super Guide to Custom Made Hats
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Super Guide to Custom Made Hats

You know what’s beautiful? A custom crisp, concise bold text on your cap! It’s an accessory that pulls your entire looks together.

Popular custom tailors in Hawaii
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Popular custom tailors in Hawaii

We continue our series of articles about the custom tailors from the separate states in USA. It is Hawaii turn, so now you can see the tailors in this state. In Hawaii there very little custom tailors because of the search of that service. In Hawaii the dress code is more casual, you heard about the "Hawaiian shirt" - shirt with short sleeves with tropical motifs. The climate also has an influence, the weather is hot, so most of the Hawaiian men don't wear suits and respectively the tailors are small amount in this state. See what we found:

Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours
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Etro Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection - full of colours

Motifs of mountain flora and fauna like the antlers of a deer, described by Kean as "the king of the forest with his thorny crown," rise up from the bottom of a wool overcoat. The white face of a wolf peers out from a backpack. "The idea of going up a mountain, what you see and what you feel, the encounters; the idea of finding as a human being an inner balance. The story is biographical—a story about the way we try to be better. We ascend this mountain and we find a new perspective. A celebration of nature, mountains, animals—we have to find a new point of view."

Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2017 - the floral suit
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Antonio Marras Spring/Summer 2017 - the floral suit

Antonio Marras joins the growing number of designers taking up the theme of travel for spring-summer 2017. After an intimate presentation of his latest collection during Milan Fashion Week, the designer unveiled his lookbook for the season. Model Reid Rohling is the collection’s protagonist, lending it a boyish quality.

Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2017 collection - boho style
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Roberto Cavalli Spring/Summer 2017 collection - boho style

Fashion designer Peter Dundas reviled new Roberto Cavalli‘s Spring Summer 2017 Menswear collection with lookbook captured by photographer Edouard Plongeon. Stars of the session are Erik van Gils, Akos Sogor, and Leon Dame.

Philipp Plein Spring/Summer 2017 collection - the basketball theme
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Philipp Plein Spring/Summer 2017 collection - the basketball theme

A basket-ball court, cheerleaders, popcorn vendors, breakdancing mascots, the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team and infamous rapper Busta Rhymes all packed into a 3-D mapping experience set the pace for Philipp Plein’s sports-driven, unconventional and high-geared Spring/Summer 2017 men’s collection.

Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Key print directions in menswear
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Spring-Summer 2017 Fashion trends: Key print directions in menswear

'Recon Blocking, By Tokyo and Hazy Days demonstrate the latest effects, techniques and fabrications that are offering a fresh and forward alternative to color-blocking. Modern graphic touches, statement shading and plays with placement and scale reenergize geometric blockings while retaining longevity over coming seasons'.

Fall-Winter 2017/2018 menswear trends: Suit Fabrics
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Fall-Winter 2017/2018 menswear trends: Suit Fabrics

Men's suit fabrics - geometric effect with tiny low contrast knops, special grounds such as with band of mixture color, small scale motifs with combination of mixture and mouliné yarns, hound's tooth or subdued checks on milled fabric, different size diagonals, plains and fake plains.

Men's suits 2016 fashion trends: Floral motifs
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Men's suits 2016 fashion trends: Floral motifs

If you like floral motifs, you'll be happy to learn that in 2016 they are a hot trend in men's fashion - for both Spring-Summer and Fall-Winter season.

The urban hero - Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 collection
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The urban hero - Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 collection

'Ermanno Scervino Spring-Summer 2017 Man lives in a world that blends sartorial with sportswear. The season's star is the jacket expressed in a sartorial key but created in fabrics that are unexpected and innovative'.

Canali Spring/Summer 2017 collection
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Canali Spring/Summer 2017 collection

A new story begins, a page turns. Single threads meet and intertwine, weaving a narrative that grows, building upon itself. A protagonist materializes; a plot unfolds. Motifs appear and recur as markers on a path, leading to an end that is in itself another beginning.

Milano Moda Uomo: Giorgio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection
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Milano Moda Uomo: Giorgio Armani Spring-Summer 2017 men's collection

A synthesis that comes from introspection, while seeking to harmonise shapes and languages in a determined, straightforward manner. The spirit of the Giorgio Armani man embraces change, while staying true to its ethos.

Sicilian Chinoiserie and Sartorial Denim in Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2016 Men's collection
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Sicilian Chinoiserie and Sartorial Denim in Dolce & Gabbana Spring-Summer 2016 Men's collection

SS 2016 collection by D&G is deeply inspired by The Chinese Palace of Palermo in designers' favorite Sicily - the main inspiration in all their work as they admit. In the past, the Chinese guest room in European palaces was a must.

Gucci Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection
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Gucci Fall-Winter 2016/2017 menswear collection

Alessandro Michele presented his Fall-Winter 2016/2017 men's collection for Gucci fashion house earlier this year in Milan. Brand's inspiration for this collection was Cartoon Character Snoopy and Italian Fashion Designer Walter Albini.

Christian Pellizzari Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection
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Christian Pellizzari Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection

For his men's collection for the upcoming hot season, Italian designer Christian Pellizzari took inspiration from the 18th century Oriental porcelain sets, considered the ultimate luxury items in Italy at this time.

Men's suit Classic patterns and motifs
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Men's suit Classic patterns and motifs

Donegal Tweed - a great fabric for sport jackets, that could be perfectly matched with wool, silk or Irish Popelin (wool and silk blend) ties.
Shepherd's Check - much loved, comparatively rustic motif for Derby Tweed. There are different color combinations and figures sizes.

'White Iris' - Kaviar Gauche Bridal Couture 2016 collection
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'White Iris' - Kaviar Gauche Bridal Couture 2016 collection

Designers Alexandra Fischer-Roehler and Johanna Kühl have once again found inspiration in a floral element of nature: the iris, a delicate and striking blossom that combines mystic and earthly qualities and is symbolic of creativity and true love. Named after the eponymous Greek goddess, the personification of the rainbow, it has myriad facets. But in its purest elemental form, a white blossom, it serves as the recurring theme of the new Bridal Couture collection by Kaviar Gauche.

Zuhair Murad Pre-Fall 2015 ready-to-wear collection
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Zuhair Murad Pre-Fall 2015 ready-to-wear collection

Another of my favorite Lebanese designers (alongside Elie Saab), who knows how to make a woman look and feel like a princess, offers new glamorous ready-to-wear collection, including both daywear and evening gowns.

Bulgarian folklore in fashion: Apparel, accessories and home decoration with folk motifs
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Bulgarian folklore in fashion: Apparel, accessories and home decoration with folk motifs

Deliana Simeonova is the creator of Gaitani New York (Gaitani NY) - an online boutique, offering women's, men's and children's clothing, accessories, home decoration and paper products, inspired by folk motifs, symbols and memories of Bulgaria, combined with modern design.

Womenswear: Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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Womenswear: Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Uma Wang Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection, dedicated to patterns and prints, was presented in Italy during the Milan Fashion Week and it offers: heavy volumes, flowing dresses, long overcoats, golden paisley patterns, floral prints, Earthy hues, black velvet and wool, white-collared tunic dresses.

Richmart dresses foreigners in men's suit jackets with Bulgarian embroidery
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Richmart dresses foreigners in men's suit jackets with Bulgarian embroidery

Not only in Bulgaria, but also abroad, foreigners from all over the world are interested in men's jackets with Bulgarian embroidery. Richmart Vintage presented its latest designs during the MRKET New York July 2015 and they grabbed the attention of many visitors.

Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart
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Koprivshtitsa 2015: Embroidered men's suit jackets by Richmart

As part of the event, Richmart - one of Europe's most modern factories for men's suits - showed its men's suit jackets, decorated with traditional Bulgarian embroidery (shevitzi). The designers of the collection are Tsvetomir Petkov and Raina Gancheva.

Bulgarian Folklore in Fashion: 'The tree of life'
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Bulgarian Folklore in Fashion: 'The tree of life'

The ornament is called also 'A cosmic tree' or 'A Kabbalah tree' and is associated with the cycles in nature and life (birth, maturity, death) and connects Earth with Heaven (from roots and trunk to the branches and leaves).

Haute Couture: Atelier Versace Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection
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Haute Couture: Atelier Versace Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection

Provocative evening gowns, bright pastel colors, chic V-neck tops, skinny trousers, 70s style short dresses combined with tall boots, autumnal floral and leaf patterns, fine lace, a sense of luxury - you can find all this and much more in Atelier Versace Fall-Winter 2015/2016 collection.

Men's suit jackets and ladies' garments with traditional Bulgarian embroidery for Spring-Summer 2015
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Men's suit jackets and ladies' garments with traditional Bulgarian embroidery for Spring-Summer 2015

During the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015 in Varna, Bulgaria, young designers Tsvetomir Petkov, Trayana Laleva and Milena Georgieva - participants in the Richmart Vintage project - presented their men's suit jackets and womenswear collections with embroidered folklore motifs - a fashion trend, which is really hot right now and is getting more and more wanted in Bulgaria and abroad.

Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!
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Tsvetomir Petkov: Bulgarian folklore is really rich and we don't know what a treasure we have!

Tsvetomir Petkov is a young Bulgarian designer, Fashion design student at the National Academy of Arts. He is born in Troyan, lives in Sofia and is currently in Ruse, where he works on the Richmart Vintage project.

Valentino Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection
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Valentino Spring-Summer 2016 menswear collection

Traveling in style, accompanied by an ever-changing soundtrack, adopting other cultures and worlds as a tool for writing one's personal story through clothing is the journey that Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli have embarked on for Valentino Men's Spring-Summer 2016 collection, presented on June 24, 2015 in France during the Paris Men's Fashion Week (June 24-28, 2015). The result focuses on the man and his inalienable individuality.

Fashion trends 2015: Eastern Folklore inspiration conquers Hollywood
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Fashion trends 2015: Eastern Folklore inspiration conquers Hollywood

Among the most popular ladies from the world of show business, who like and wear clothes with Eastern folklore embroideries are: Super model Kate Moss, actresses Anne Hathaway, Halle Berry, Camilla Belle, Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and singer Adele. And among gentlemen - movie legend Jackie Chan.

A great experience for all fashion lovers during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015
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A great experience for all fashion lovers during the Festival of Fashion and Beauty 2015

On Friday and Saturday evening at the Summer garden of Grand Hotel Varna, Bulgaria, was held the 8th edition of the Festival of Fashion and Beuty Varna 2015. The organizer of the event was VIP Fashion Group, which models presented the current collections of Bulgarian and foreign brands.

'Shady Days and Bright Nights' - Elie Saab Resort 2016 collection
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'Shady Days and Bright Nights' - Elie Saab Resort 2016 collection

'An iconic blend of casual sophistication, expressive volumes and a touch of graphic Modernism that California dreams are made of', says the brand's statement about Lebanese designer's latest collection.

'Folk reverie' - Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015 collection
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'Folk reverie' - Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015 collection

'Folk reverie' is the theme of Elie Saab Pre-Fall 2015 collection. 'Pre-collections are becoming increasingly important for the brand. Our customers are constantly looking for standout and unique pieces', said the designer, who presented lots of fur, lace, florals and full skirts.

European Fashion Forum 2015 - International Conference, fashion show and party
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European Fashion Forum 2015 - International Conference, fashion show and party

The forum brought together experts from the academic, business and design communities in the fashion industry. Fourteen Winners of Golden Needle by the Academy of Fashion, fashion design students from four Bulgarian universities and Bulgarian designers, who have presented their work on world fashion stages, took part in the fashion show. The accent of the event was the presentation of contemporary clothing with references to Bulgarian folklore.

Philipp Plein Resort 2016 Collection
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Philipp Plein Resort 2016 Collection

PHILIPP PLEIN presented his 2015 Resort Collection in New York on Thursday 4th June.

Spring-Summer 2015 vintage collection by two Bulgarian students
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Spring-Summer 2015 vintage collection by two Bulgarian students

Rositsa Venkova and Gabriela Kazakova - students at the Apparel high school in Ruse, Bulgaria - had a huge success during the fashion show for the presentation of their Spring-Summer 2015 collection. Both girls already have national recognition for their talent - their garments have won first place award during the Panorama of the Professional education in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.

Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2015 collection
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Carolina Herrera Pre-Fall 2015 collection

Carolina Herrera's Pre-Fall 2015 Collection epitomizes effortless dressing. The luxurious fabrics, rich prints, details and colors as well as precision craftsmanship known to the New York-based atelier result in silhouettes uncomplicated for the wearer.

Fashion trends: Men's suit jackets with Bulgarian folklore motifs by Richmart
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Fashion trends: Men's suit jackets with Bulgarian folklore motifs by Richmart

As we already know Eastern Folklore inspiration is one of the hottest trends for this season. And folklore motifs have their place not only in ladies' garments but in gentlemen's, too. And Richmart - the most modern men's suit factory in Eastern Europe - is approving that. They offer to their customers unique high quality men's suit jackets with traditional Bulgarian motifs.

Sun, Sand and Summer by SuiteBlanco
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Sun, Sand and Summer by SuiteBlanco

SUITEBLANCO makes the most of the sunlight, the force of the sea, the wind and the most vibrant colours to give a special welcome to a new summer.

Bulgarian folklore in fashion: Tanya Ivanova's painted scarves
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Bulgarian folklore in fashion: Tanya Ivanova's painted scarves

Tanya Ivanova is a Bulgarian painter. She paints made-to-order scarves of satin silk.

Choose SuiteBlanco - shop by trend
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Choose SuiteBlanco - shop by trend

Total white, a thousand flowers, animal print & polka dots. Suiteblanco puts its faith in the starring trends for spring.

Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Florals
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Spring-Summer 2016 Fashion trends: Florals

'The arrival of Spring-Summer 2016 inspires a host of fresh and directional takes on the seasons quintessential floral print stories, adding an updated relevance to established styles. IIn Multi-Applications, Offbeat Oriental Blooms appeal with a contemporary elegance, as The New Daisy blooms on urbane designs'.

PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2015 collections
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PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week: Spring-Summer 2015 collections

The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) was established in September 2006 as the only fashion council in Pakistan, with its head office in Lahore. Its a non-profit organization aiming to help facilitate Pakistani designers. PFDC has established regular fashion weeks since February 2010 in collaboration with giant global brand Unilever and the world's biggest beauty brand L'Oreal Paris.

Amapô Spring-Summer 2016 collection at São Paulo Fashion Week
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Amapô Spring-Summer 2016 collection at São Paulo Fashion Week

This year, during the 39th edition of São Paulo Fashion Week, Brazilian label Amapô presented its Spring-Summer 2016 collection full of colors, energy and 80s style, combining references to Barbarella, Miami, aerobics and David Bowie. One really interesting mixture for both girls and boys!

Colcci Spring-Summer 2016: Women's - Gisele Bündchen's last runway show
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Colcci Spring-Summer 2016: Women's - Gisele Bündchen's last runway show

Definitely, Gisele Bündchen was the topic of the evening - she announced her official retirement from the catwalk. After more than a dozen fashion shows with Colcci, 34-year-old Gisele chose her last event as a runway model to be the same one, where she made her debut 20 years ago.

Mary Katrantzou Pre-Fall 2015 collection
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Mary Katrantzou Pre-Fall 2015 collection

Mary Katrantzou's first Pre-Fall 15 collection is a celebration of classic heritage textiles that have stood through time, forming motifs that we have adorned for decades. Injecting her signature play on perception and discovery, emblems are unearthed from her archive collections to rework and re-imagine the 19th century patterns with the use of her own heritage prints.

Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Eastern Folklore inspiration
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Spring-Summer 2015 Fashion trends: Eastern Folklore inspiration

The Eastern Folklore clothing is unique with its colors and forms, motifs and embroideries. That's why some of the world's most famous fashion designers, couldn't resist the temptation to include folklore elements in their Spring-Summer and Resort 2015 collections.

Floral Geometry - Couture Spring Summer 2015 by ALFREDO VILLALBA
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Floral Geometry - Couture Spring Summer 2015 by ALFREDO VILLALBA

The collection Floral Geometry, Couture Spring Summer 2015, by ALFREDO VILLALBA, merges the basic shapes of geometry, circles, squares and triangles, with the radiant shapes of floral symbolism. Dual and opposing concepts reflected in the texture and the raise of the fabrics, in the volumes of the models and in the colour range.

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Retro-feel-that-is-absolutely-nostalgia-free

A special, exclusive revival of United Colors of Benetton knitwear from the seventies and eighties. Veritable classics of Italian taste, reproduced in the original colors, with luxury yarns and sophisticated knitting techniques. To be worn with the same natural elegance and spirit of the times in which they were originally created. Their essential, innovative design makes them still remarkably contemporary.

Fendi Eyewear Fall/Winter 2014-2015
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Fendi Eyewear Fall/Winter 2014-2015

Fendi,for Fall/Winter 2014-2015 presents the Galassia sunglasses. In a perfect blend between retro feeling and contemporary feminine allure, the new model embodies Fendi’s aesthetic codes for the new season, celebrating the sensuality of lightness and transparency.

Childrenswear: Lilica Ripilica Spring-Summer 2015 collection
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Childrenswear: Lilica Ripilica Spring-Summer 2015 collection

Brazilian label Lilica Ripilica, specialized in children's fashion, presented its collection for 2014/2015 hot season on April 3, 2014.
It's inspired by a fantastic balloon journey over three American places: Nashville, Hawaii and New York.

Men must have gone crazy. 7 Top trends for Summer 2014
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Men must have gone crazy. 7 Top trends for Summer 2014

Menswear becomes more and more impulsive, capricious and flirty. In other words - more and more feminine.
Summer 2014 menswear collections are full of floral motifs, lace, fishnet and tropic tones.
And while Brands like Lanvin and Jill Sander still keep offering classic outfits, some other fashion houses take our breath away with their eye-catching looks. For example...

Sandals fashion trends for Summer 2013
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Sandals fashion trends for Summer 2013

Sandals in summer 2013 will be influenced by the spirit of 60s and 70s. Galore of colors, prints, lace and floral patterns, fringe, metallic highlights and decorations! These are the key elements of fashionable summer 2013 sandals. And since combine comfort, practicality and charm, flat sandals are still the most preferred ones, because they guarantee to their owner cosiness during the long evening walks along the beach or through the public parks.

Collection Jana Jekova Business Line
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Collection Jana Jekova Business Line

Jana Jekova presented her new collection of formal and business clothing with the brand "JANA JEKOVA BUSINESS Line" to journalists and partners in her boutique in Sofia.

Dosyo Dossev is designer of the collection. The outfits can now be purchased from the boutique in Sofa, 18 Angel Kanchev str.

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