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November 25, 2008

What is it about Rodarte, the sister team who, in seven short seasons, have consistently managed to make shockingly original but beautifully feminine clothes that look like nothing else in the land of fashion? Maybe it’s that Kate and Laura Mulleavy, who grew up in Northern California and live in Los Angeles, are design libertarians, working far outside of the style capitals, so they can let their own imaginations breathe.