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The Best Thing That Happened This Weekend: A Case of Fashion Mistaken Identity

The Best Thing That Happened This Weekend: A Case of Fashion Mistaken Identity
(Getty Images; Bauer Griffin) L-R: Mickey Boardman, Alber Elbaz

It's a slow news Monday here in fashion-land, so I wanted to take a moment to share with you one of the best tweets ever from over the weekend.

Seems like Mr. Mickey—aka Paper Magazine's Editorial Director Mickey Boardman—stopped by the Barneys New York flagship on Saturday for a browse around the Lanvin section. It was there that he was accosted by super-excited fan—who seems to have mistaken him for Lanvin Creative Director Alber Elbaz!

Note Boardman and Elbaz's similarities and dissimilarities, above. Here's the tweet:

The Best Thing That Happened This Weekend: A Case of Fashion Mistaken Identity

Both of these men are illustrious fashion legends in their own rights—but would you have mistaken Mr. Mickey for Mr. Alber? Tell us what you think in the comments section, below!
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