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Runway to heaven: Vatican, The Met highlight faith, fashion

VATICAN CITY | When Pope Benedict XVI’s custom-made red leather loafers became a signature part of his wardrobe after his election in 2005, Newsweek labeled him “a religious-fashion icon” and Esquire named him “Accessorizer of the Year.” While some critics saw the media’s sudden fixation on papal fashion as frivolous and a way of trivializing… Read more »