When it comes to clothes, my mother has always had a simple philosophy: if you keep things long enough, they'll come back into fashion.
She should know. Having learned from her own mother at an early age how to make her own clobber, she has some wonderful clothes dating from the 1950s and 60s that she's always held on to. They used to sit in cardboard boxes under the eaves in our house and would get dragged out every so often so my sister and I could try them on.
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