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Cardi B isn’t the only star guilty of red-carpet courtroom style

When Cardi B arrived at Queens Supreme Court last month to face two felony assault charges, the artist was decked out in designer duds: a two-toned designer suit from Barneys, Stuart Weitzman stilettos and a rare pink Hermès Birkin bag. The 26-year-old “Bodak Yellow” rapper — who pleaded not guilty to charges of hurling a hookah and Champagne bottles at two bartenders in a Flushing strip club last August — waved at photographers and adjusted her cleavage as she strutted into the courtroom. “Cardi treats her trips to the courthouse like a runway show,” says Joseph Tacopina, the celebrity criminal defense attorney representing the alleged victims, sisters Jade and Baddie Gi, whose real names are Sarah and Rachel Wattley. B ...