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Zooey Deschanel

The birthday girl for January 17 is Zooey Deschanel.

Just the other night, Zooey Deschanel created a little controversy by showing up at the Golden Globe Awards in custom-made Prada paired with a manicure that vogue.com’s André Leon Talley described as “straight from the mall.”

Now I think the world of André Leon, but — as the saying goes — people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.  The man has been a cast member of the most deliciously tacky television show in the history of the medium: “America’s Next Top Model.”  If anyone can take a joke, it should be him.

I don’t expect Capricorns to dress like clowns, but I do appreciate the incorporation of kitschy touches into their wardrobes.  Deschanel’s manicure was so inconspicuous that no one would have noticed it if she hadn’t pointed it out herself.  It was witty, self-deprecating and a perfect antidote to the overwrought, overprecise styling that we’ve grown accustomed to on the red carpet.

I remember putting on a charity fashion show based on my book and sending a “Capricorn” model down the runway in white pumps — the absolute opposite of stylishness, as far as many people are concerned.  Yet I qualified her look with commentary that included the line “Don’t try this at home.”  I don’t recommend kitschy touches for most signs, but if you’re in on the joke like a Capricorn should be, why shouldn’t you have a little fun with fashion?

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January 18, 2012 at 12:10 pm

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