I remember school holidays, when I was about eight or nine, I was staying with my grandparents. We went clothes shopping one of the days – I’m suddenly getting flashbacks of the two-piece purple tracksuit I got – and I remember that my grandma was encouraging me to be more purposeful with the items I was choosing.
She asked, “What do you already have that you could wear it with?” and “How often will you wear this?”
Okay, Mama, fair enough, but I like it – isn’t that enough?
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