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Published:October 9th, 2011 15:31 EST
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OMG! Steve Jobs Nerdy Turtlenecks Selling Like Hotcakes

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Minnesota-made black turtlenecks once donned by the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs are now in high demand, a Minnesota retailer says.

"This week, we immediately saw an uptick of interest in our Internet e-commerce site, and this interest has continued and built immensely since his passing," Bruce Amster, director of sales for St. Croix Shops, said Friday."

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Fashionistas looks to rock stars, pop divas and sultry starlets for guidance and inspiration in how to dress. That`s why we see so many young women who look like they just pulled an eight-hour shift at a brothel.

If people turned to computer geeks like Steve Jobs or Bill Gates for sartorial tips, for god`s sake everybody would look like extras in Revenge of the Nerds 3D.

In homage to Steve Jobs some misguided souls are buying Knitcraft turtlenecks that sell for $175 a pop. Apple products may be the epitome of style and elegance, but turtlenecks reek of nerdiness.

I may download a song from iTunes in tribute to Steve Jobs, but you couldn`t pay me enough to don a turtleneck.

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