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66. Tell us about something in your closet that you keep but never wear. What is it, why don’t you wear it, and why do you keep it?
it's a second bigger pair of my favourite pair of trousers (linen with snake print) because I was afraid of ever growing out of them. let's see if they'll ever be worn.
A Jack Wills green and white gilet. When I was a teenager JW was the rage, and I always envied the girls who could afford to dress themselves from head to foot in it. So when, as a birthday treat, I got the gilet I was over the moon.
Now it's hard to style because my other clothes really don't go with it, but I could never sell/get rid of it.
2 fabulous dresses bought in the 1970’s
one hand painted on burlap the other linen
2 Eskandar linen dresses
I dont think its any in my current closet that i dont wear atleast once a month.
I keep around a red velvet pantsuit that I promise I will never wear. I don't know why I keep it, I just think someday someone much cooler than me will look into my closet and envy me based on the fact that I own a red velvet pantsuit. Red simply isn't my color.
I have a skirt that I bought for an occasion. Hate the thing but the color is beautiful. I keep it in the hopes that someday I can find a way to wear it that I love.
A gray wool sweater with a cute cross-stitch of a hound dog barking. I got too fat for it. :(
I have beautiful dresses that I bought them at the famous store.
I purged my closet. Everything I have in my closet I wear.
Something that my mother made for me before she passed. It is a western coat and I do not want to ruin it.
I have hung onto a Issey Miyake suit from the 80s. It's a piece of sculpture more than anything. I barely fit it thirty years ago, I surely do not now. I don't intend to alter it. It's just so lovely.
I also have a pair of leather Nike basketball hightops I got from a friend who was an Olympic marathoner. They are too small now, but they are so well made, I just like to look at them. He signed them in the back, an unreadable signature from a totally different part of my life.
i keep a tie dye t-shirt with a bleach stain on it, because it was my mothers and she was really sad when is got stained, even though its not very nice, i still keep it and never wear it.
I have several old T-shirts from band or dance events that aren't actually cool/stylish, but they still have a lot of meaning for me, so I won't get rid of them until they don't fit or are worn out.
A skirt, that I sew for me. I thought I would need a black pencil skirt. No I don't, but I keep it because I made it (fool).