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Comic Book Couture

Celebrate Independence Day in style with a salute from Christian Dior Haute Couture by John Galliano (Spring 2001), currently on view in the "Patriotic Body" section of the Met's Superheroes exhibit.

And then take a closer look at the spangled "CD" logo, conveniently obscured by a turned-up collar in the Met's official pictures but captured on Flickr by fabulous photographer ggnyc.  Seem familiar somehow?

Perhaps we should ask the folks at DC Comics, which used Milton Glaser's "DC" inside a circle and stars (bottom inset) as its logo from 1977-2005.  It's enough to curl Wonder Woman's hair -- assuming that the all-American Coke cans don't do the trick. 

Happy 4th of July from Counterfeit Chic!