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Andre Leon Talley Reveals The Source Of His Fabulous Cape Habit

Andre Leon Talley knows how to make an entrance, but his notorious cape wearing wasn't just part of a plan to jump-start a wave of fabulous super hero-chic. Talley explains that when he first arrived to America's Next Top Model, he wasn't "as thin as some people wanted him to be," so he summoned Ralph Rucci to do some creative problem solving. The answer was to start wearing capes, and it rapidly became his trademark. There's a lesson to be learned here about hiding our own holiday pounds away—maybe Ralph Rucci is up for a Snuggie collaboration? (Wet Paint)