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Wrapped in green

A member from the Donegal Group in an emerald cloak walks in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade. (Photo: Casey Hollister/Yahoo Style)

The Brightly Colored Uniforms Seen at NYC’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

St. Patrick’s Day in New York City means one of the most festive parades takes place down Fifth Avenue, including an appearance from Mayor Bill de Blasio. Onlookers dressed in head-to-toe green, cheered and drank merrily in the streets before heading to the pubs to continue the festivities.

The outfits seen in the parade were as diverse as the people wearing them, embodying their identities and showcasing their pride. Click through to see the bright colors and wide range of uniforms on the parade participants, from high school marching bands to the many different New York officers.

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