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No One Can Object That Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Collars Are On Point

They're almost as iconic as she is.
03/15/2017 03:16pm ET

Ruth Bader Ginsburg is an all-knowing beacon of knowledge, level-headedness and yes, even fashion expertise.

She has long been known for the lace collars or jabots (a fancy collar) she pairs with her robe. Since taking her oath of office in 1993, they have at times been long, short, lacy, sparkly and even blue.

The collars make more than just a fashion statement. Take her dissent collar, for example, which is worn to show disagreement and, according to NBC News, “stray from the majority opinion on decisions before the high court”. Many took notice when she wore that very collar one day after Donald Trump, with whom she does not exactly have the best relationship, won the election, even though there were no decisions to be made that day.

Duly noted, RBG.

In honor of the iconic justice’s 84th birthday on March 15, we invite you to take a look back at some of her most collar-fully fantastic moments.

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Lovely in lace for an official photo on Dec. 5, 2003.
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Going long for a class photo on Oct. 31, 2005.
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Spikes and smiles for a photo session with photographers at the U.S. Supreme Court on March 3, 2006.
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Glitz and glamour at President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Feb. 12, 2013.
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Feeling blue at President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Jan, 28, 2014.
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Intricately detailed at President Barack Obama's State of the Union address on Jan. 12, 2016.
Showing off her dissent collar.
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So happy to show off her many collars in her chambers on June 17, 2016.
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There. Are. So Many. Another one in her chambers on June 17, 2016.
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Bundled up at President Donald Trump's inauguration on Jan. 20, 2017.