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When CNN came across Dmitry Chestnykh's new website that analyzes writing samples for similarities to great writers, it ran analyses on prominent figures and celebrities including President Obama, Kim Kardashian, and Justin Beiber. They found that Kardashian's blog reads like—wait for it&$8212;James Joyce, President Obama's speech on unemployment insurance read like Stephen King, and the lyrics to Beiber's hit single "Baby" also read, surprisingly, like the horror novelist.

With apologies to CNN, we knew we had to run analyses on some of our favorite fashion bloggers. Whose writing does BryanBoy and Tavi resemble? Check out our findings here and after the jump:

1. Cathy Horyn on the changing nature of print

Writing sample: "Several new journals, and a recent visit to a great little magazine shop in Berlin, again make one think we are entering a differentage of print. (Of special interest is Tony Judt’s moving essay “Words” in The New York Review of Books.) Though it’s clear that mainstream publications are challenged by the Internet, small magazines keep turning up. One of the funnier, readable fashion mags to come along in a while is I Like My Style Quarterly, a spinoff of ilikemystyle.net, a social network site started two years ago by Adriano Sack. He’s a journalist who divides his time between Berlin and New York and writes a style column for the German newspaper Welt am Sonntag. I Like My Style is about the size of a small-town phone book with a ruggedly assured world view of style seekers."

It's written like: author David Foster Wallace

2. Tavi Gevinson on bloggers

Writing sample: "Aaaaand I smiled at what he said about bloggers. Does this mean I think I deserve to be sitting front row, or at all, at a few shows? Hell no, and it's never because of my blog alone, it's because I'm affiliated with a project or magazine that has me there, but I'm happy to write about what I saw and how I feel about it on the blog as well, and hear what my commenters thought, and maybe this reaches a different demographic of people than a magazine or newspaper, because anything can only reach so many people before there have to be some that can't identify with it. This doesn't mean anyone has to be all print, or all blogs. No one is going to stop reading a magazine they like because they started reading a blog. Blogs are not magazines, they are not alternatives to magazines, and they usually have different goals than magazines, though it doesn't even make sense to generalize it that way because each blog or magazine has a different goal from the next. It just means that you can hear from someone with years in the industry and someone who is more outside of it; you can hear different opinions from people with different backgrounds, and this ultimately makes for a more interesting discussion."

It's written like: Sci-fi author Cory Doctorow

3. Bryan Boy on visiting Anna Dello Russo at home

Writing Sample: "Great news! After 21 years, the adoption agency called. They finally traced my fairy godmother and it's time for reunification. It turns out, it's streetstyle blog darling, the ravishing Anna Dello Russo, who is also Vogue Nippon's Fashion Director at Large.

She invited me for nibbles, a drink and a chat at her gorgeous apartment after the spring/summer 2011 D&G menswear show in Milan.

I've been extremely lucky and grateful having met some of the most wonderful people in the industry but it's not often I get to spend quality, dedicated time where they live.

From the moment I stepped on her Chanel doormat, I knew I was in for a ride. Anna Dello Russo is a woman whose colossal love for fashion knows no limits. She lives and breathes fashion."

It's written like: Horror-master Stephen King

4. The Cut on designer diapers

Writing Sample: "Dressing a newborn can be rough, especially for parents who like clothes. The plain pink, blue, and yellow onesies hardly sartorially distinguish babies in their first months, when they don't even wear shoes. So what are clothes-loving parents just dying to get them into cuter, more stylish things to do? Designer diapers, obviously, which is the kind of thinking that perhaps explains the success of Huggies' denim diaper. Huggies brand manager Keegan Coulter told Ad Age that "the simple insight is that moms simply love seeing their babies in jeans," and almost 60 percent of moms buy jeans for their babies before they're even 6 months old. So it makes sense to give them the jeans they so ravenously crave in diaper form."

It's written like: Horror-master Stephen King

5. Fashionista on Miami Fashion Week Swim

Writing Sample:: "Our lack of swimsuit-wearing opportunities means we don’t need very many, which also means we get to be extra choosy when picking them out. Or, it means realizing while packing last-minute for an impromptu trip to the Hamptons that you don’t own a swimsuit and running into Old Navy on 34th on your way to the train to buy the first one you see in your size. This is not ideal, so in the interest of being prepared for either situation, we look, with several grains of salt, to Miami Fashion Week.

Miami is not a place that most would consider to be on the forefront of fashion."

It's written like: Creator of James Bond, author Ian Fleming

6. Styleite on Lindsay Lohan's heading-to-jail look

Writing Sample: "Lindsay Lohan surrendered herself to the Los Angeles county courthouse today, and while there is no shortage of livestreams via which you can watch the media circus — Fox News, in particular, highlighted a family of tourists from Iowa — we’re more interested in what LiLo chose to wear for her big day.

Lohan stuck with the same Ray Ban sunnies she wore for her day in court, but this time she paired them with skinny jeans, a leather detailed blazer, and a grey top with what appears to be a very wide black band wrapped around it. We’ll be honest, we’re totally confused by the top. Is the black bit a part of it? Or is it a belt? Help!

Anyway, overall, a pretty unexciting ensemble. Call us crazy, but we were expecting Lohan to go out with a bang."

It's written like: Stephen King

7. Refinery 29 on Qi's fall collection

Writing Sample: "We're super into the idea of girl power—it wasn't too long ago that we were battling evil in our minds, joining the pantheon of Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and Storm (we're not even gonna tell you our superhero name). But a fresh-faced, foxy female is ready to give these adventurous icons (us included) a run for their money. Enter Juniper Frost, contemporary knitwear Qi's very own made-up superhero, whose invaded Gotham's streets. Unlike Catwoman, this bad-ass knows that the all-leather look is so yesterday, so she's switched it up with some sleek cashmere pieces. It's all part of a tribute Qi's design director Karina Mazzilli is paying to the legends of Marvel and DC Comics with a fall '10 collection, "Super Bad," that has us ready for any Big Apple adventure."

It's written like: Sci-fi author Cory Doctorow

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