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For centuries, America has been known as a cultural melting pot, but really isn’t it more like a salad bowl? Rather than blending together into a single, bland sauce, cultures come together, side by side, each preserving their own unique flavor and texture to create a complex and tasteful dish. The same is true of the delightfully mix-matched ensembles designers sent down their spring 2013 runways. Florals? Stripes? Even fruit? They’re all great on their own, but toss them together and you’ve created a sartorial salad that will have everyone around you going back for seconds—or just doing double takes.