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Whether or not you were terrified of them as a child (this editor had a memorabilia collection — he knows he’s weird), clowns are kind of awesome. Think about it: It's totally acceptable for them to parade around acting ridiculous, play with balloons all day long, and wear arguably the raddest clothes: colorful jumpsuits, glossy, red shoes, and eye-catching accessories.
Although you may not want to trade in your normal life for that of a white-faced jokester, one look at this spring’s collections of cool one-pieces, candy colors, abstract florals, and more may just push you one step closer into carny territory. So, the next time someone says you look like a clown, you can take it as a compliment.