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Isabel and Ruben Toledo received honorary doctorate degrees last weekend. “If you don’t feel well, you can come to see us," Ruben said.

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THE DOCTORS ARE IN: On the eve of receiving honorary doctorate degrees from Los Angeles’ Otis College of Art and Design, Isabel and Ruben Toledo were all ready to fulfill the responsibility the title bestows. “If you don’t feel well, you can come to see us. We’re doctors,” Ruben said at Otis’ gala on Saturday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Joined by Bob Mackie, Trina Turk, Robert Rodriguez, Bijan Pakzad, Todd Oldham, Koi Suwannagate, Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard, Beverly Hills Mayor Jimmy Delshad, Armani Exchange designer Michael Maccari, White House decorator Michael Smith and Disney artist Tyrus Wong, the Toledos helped raise $950,000 for the school’s scholarship fund. Ruben urged the graduating students to retain their individuality, even in the challenging economy. “Be very individual and sincere,” he said. “People can see through the formula.”

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