The Clothes Some Wore, The Clothes Some Made

The clothes some wore, the clothes some made

“Francis Grant, Mule Spinner, Bartlett Yarns, Harmony, ME” by Steve Dunwell It’s a commonplace that what we wear says a great deal about who we are. Clothes make the man, and all that. And what we wore may say even more about who we were. The story, or stories, behind the clothes may say the most of all: about class, about taste, about technology, about actual people. Them especially. As Michael Herr writes in “Dispatches,” his classic work of Vietnam reportage, “War stories aren’t really anything more than stories about people anyway.” That’s true not just of war stories. […]

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