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Even the iconic KitchenAid mixer can't escape the personalization trend. While KitchenAid sells them in more than 25 colors -- from almond cream to "white on white" -- that isn't enough for some people.

"It turns out there's a whole mixer-customizing subculture that rejects the austere high-tech aesthetic, favoring instead the bright colors of custom paint jobs and lowrider-style decal ornament just for mixers," reports the LA Times.

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