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From Coco To Leandra, A History of Man Repelling

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    Thank the stars for Leandra Medine, whose blog, The Man Repeller, has made dressing for fellow fashion lovers (and not, say, men) the standard.

    Though her mixed-up, layered-up style can be seen as the impetus for hundreds of copycats around the world, she's really just the latest in a long line of man repellers who, when it came to what they wore, didn't give a damn about anyone else's opinion. Read on as we break it down for you, from a queen who accessorized with a beard to a designer who made "shocking" a part of her DNA. Fellow man repellers, this one's for you!

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