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Facebook movie The Social Network is really a fashion film, according to Rebecca Dana's odd but fascinating article in the Daily Beast. Director David Fincher does have some fashion cred—he made the videos for Madonna's "Vogue" and George Michael's supermodel-filled "Freedom '90'"—but Dana is actually talking about the way the film captures a certain slovenly tech-guy uniform: Cargo shorts, Gap sweatshirts, and, most crucially, Adidas slides. Click through to hear about how costume designer Jacqueline West painstakingly researched and recreated Mark Zuckerberg's nerd couture. [The Daily Beast]