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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?
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).
I have a raincoat, yellow slicker style, i just thought would be useful but have never used
dress with a too deep cleavage
I've been throwing everything out. Though I do have my prom dress. I don't know why.
I have this white sheer dress that is embroided with bright coloured flowers and birds. It looks sort of Frieda Kahlo or Peruvian mountain girl. It is super cool. I bought it when I was 16 and was developing my own sense of style that was different to the style of my peers. I can't bring myself to get rid of it even though it doesn't fit anymore. It's a dress I would buy now or still wear if I could, and I think that's why I want to keep it - to remind myself that this is the sort of thing that I like and that is "me".
A French maids uniform...... I keep it so when I get another boy friend I can wear it
I have something from my grandmother. It doesn't even fit me,I just miss her.
A peach coloured dress. I had modified it but it is too short to wear in public. It's more of a stay inside with your lover for a romantic evening type dress. I also need to hem it up.
A fox stole worn by my grandmother that is shedding and completely no good anymore. I should bury it. It is gorgeous and doesn't smell, but it sheds too much to restyle or wear ever again. It's over 75 years old.
I have a bunch of wool coats that I thrift-ed at the end of a particularly cold winter and I haven't really worn because it wasn't really cold enough for them. But I had them all dry-cleaned and shipped from where I bought them, so I can't get rid of them.
I keep a few ees that I'm too fat to wear, hoping I will lose the weight