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LA's style quotient is right up there with those of Paris, Rome and London—at least, if a survey released yesterday is to be believed. A "non-profit trend tracking group" called Global Language Monitor trawled the depths of the media, ranking cities based on how many times terms like "haute couture" and "mode" were used to describe them. Milan and New York came out on top, with cities like Hong Kong and Las Vegas lagging behind LA in the top ten. Since the survey has more to do with semantics than style, we're not convinced—especially because, as our sister site Racked NY points out, "How come Paris didn't win out considering that those are both French words?" [New York Daily News]