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Rags only the rich can afford to wear

Doesn't anyone at The Sun ever feel embarrassed by the articles in the Health & Style section about clothes that are so expensive most people can't afford them ("Back to cool fashions," July 26)?

The feature with child models (only two of whom are nonwhite) wearing expensive clothing was awful. Do you really think most mothers or fathers would spend $76 for a skirt, $68 for a "tuxedo shirt" or $55 for jeans — all of which will be quickly outgrown? Who are you fooling?

Then there's John-John Williams IV's selection of Fashion 5 items. I'm totally disgusted, and I'm white, 72, own my own home and have a college degree and a successful career. Imagine what a lot of your readers who are not as "privileged" as I am must think or feel.

Linda C. Franklin, Baltimore

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