Fashion Is a Little Obsessed With Cartoon Characters

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Snoopy & Belle in Fashion

He stands regally, decked out in a navy and tan 18th-century suit with ruffles peeking out from the sleeves and wrapping around his throat. His black shoes are polished, and his brass buttons are shined. And in back, prominent amid the folds of his coat, is his short white tail.

Meet Snoopy as Alexander Hamilton. Dressed by Paul Tazewell, the costume designer for “Hamilton,” he is half of one of the 64 Snoopy and Belle doll pairs dressed by various designers for a traveling exhibition that arrives today at Brookfield Place, the shopping complex in downtown Manhattan. It will remain in New York until Oct. 1.

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