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The following story appeared in the February 29, 2012, edition of the Dallas Morning News.

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March 8, 2012

By Alan Peppard

Red carpet Dickies

SMU alum  William Joyce and Richland Hills High School grad Brandon Oldenburg had bragging rights to some of the more unusual designer clothing at the Oscars when they picked up the Academy Award for Best Animated Short. Those thick-twill tuxedos were made by Fort Worth-based Dickies, known for its line of work clothes. The firm used special black twill from its line of work pants.

When the custom tuxedos were delivered, Oldenburg immediately tweeted a photo of the interior tag that read “Size Med shirts for Oscar nominees. 2-15-12.”

“Can you say bespoke???!!!” Oldenburg added.

The two men picked up the Oscar for their film, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore....