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Irvine Is America's Most Fashionable City, Says Study Everyone Is Laughing At

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When you think of the country's most fashionable cities, what comes to mind first? Would you think of Irvine, the obsessively-planned suburb behind the Orange Curtain?Neither would we, but the city topped a list of the nation's most fashionable cities according to a survey put out by Bundle. It measured how many households that had at least four transactions at top-end designer merchants in the past 30 months and Irvine came out on top. New York came in at second, Los Angeles in third just ahead of Miami and Dallas. Hip places like Brooklyn and Portland came in as below-average.

Even the OC Weekly had a good laugh at the survey: "We know that many of Irvine's beige stucco homes come complete with big walk-in closets for all the bags brought home from neighboring SCP and Fashion Island. Still, as we've learned from the Real Housewives of OC, big designer purchases do not translate into actual style."

That's right, just because it's got a label and costs a lot doesn't make you Anna Wintour. Maybe the survey should have been called America's Biggest Cities for Label Whores?