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Nice! and right on cue. There's been a kerfuffle (more of a brouhaha really) over on the Unfunded Liabilities thread about the tastefulness of 'vulgar' Italian Kiton/Loro Piana-esque kinda checks.
I think it was Baudrillard in Simulacra who said 'California exists so that the rest of America seems real; LA exists to make California seem real; Hollywood exists to make LA seem real.'