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Play On Words: Why Designers Are Getting Graphic This Spring

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    Listen up! Designers have a lot to say this season — and they're literally wearing their hearts on their sleeves. Runway heavy hitters like Alexander Wang and Christopher Kane are getting graphic, emblazoning statement slogans and quick-hit type ("Parental Advisory" for the former and "Petal" for the latter) on closet mainstays like work-ready blouses and pretty sheaths. And, we're totally on board. Because, not since the Sunday Times puzzle has word jumbling seemed more alive and relevant.

    So, if you're ready to speak your mind without actually uttering a peep, we rounded up 13 finds that will help you accomplish just that. From wordy pullovers to chatty skirts, these are the spring must-buys that make the biggest statement of all.

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