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Score One for Team Internet

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In today's Times, Cathy Horyn explains why she's bored with fashion's current gender-bending moment. The industry turns to outré sexuality whenever it wants to shock people, she writes, so by now hyper-sexual images have lost most of their power. So where should designers turn for inspiration? "The Internet offers people all kinds of ways to express themselves—through blogs, e-commerce, photographs and videos. To be sure, some of it is not worthwhile, but the Internet represents a world that is livelier, more daring and actual than what currently takes place on runways and in mainstream magazines." [NYT]