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In this combined picture Pope Francis, top, and

In this combined picture Pope Francis, top, and Pope Benedict XVI deliver their "Urbi et Orbi" (to the City and to the World) message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, respectively on Dec. 25, 2013 and Dec. 25, 2012. Francis kept to a simplistic style, wearing plain white cassock, while Benedict XVI wore a crimson, ermine-trimmed cape. (Credit: AP / Gregorio Borgia)

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Pope Francis' fashion sense

Pope Francis typically opts for simplistic outfits rather than the usual glitzy gold and luxurious lace that previous popes wore, reflecting a humble mindset. His fashion sense earned him Esquire's title of Best Dressed Man of 2013. To compare, see Pope Benedict XVI's fashion sense.


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