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Were we offended by the full-on Asian-caricature garb some Newport swells wore to the 60th anniversary ball at the teahouse at Marble House, one of the Rhode Island town's famous Vanderbilt mansions? (Nota bene: Pix 24 and 25, at right, from Bill Cunningham's Sunday Styles spread, not available online.)

Not at all.

We just can't wait for photos from the anniversary party for Newport's first chicken-and-waffle joint.

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