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Fashion plays a starring role in the new Netflix series 'The Crown'

Fashion plays a starring role in the new Netflix series 'The Crown'

The first season of the Netflix series “The Crown,” which premiered Friday, follows the early years of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. It also offers a retelling of something revolutionary for that time period that is taken for granted today with every blog post about Michelle Obama’s latest hairstyle or tweet about Kate Middleton’s shoes.

That is, fashion plays a serious costar in this royal adventure.

Ultimately, the series can be viewed as a sartorial study of the United Kingdom’s longest ruling monarch as the young, female ruler grows accustomed to a life in the public eye while being more comfortable...

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