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Old 01-25-2015, 01:36 PM
 
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Yes- I take good care of my clothes, and even have a couple of shirts I bought around 1982 that are still in good condition.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:38 PM
 
Location: I am right here.
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I have a few sweatshirts from the 80s and 90s that I still wear around the house! They are a little thin, but they work!

I do not have any pants/jeans from then...I've changed sizes and body shape since then. Had kids, and even though at several points I was back to pre-pregnancy weight, the shape was different, so things did not fit like I wanted them to. Plus, I am short, so the bottoms of my pants always show wear.
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Old 01-25-2015, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Leeds, UK
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My mother has school skirts from the 1970s, and a studded belt from the 1980s. My sister liked to wear them.
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Old 01-25-2015, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Central Maine
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Me one old business suit that's still in excellent condition. Plus an old leather bomber autumn type jacket (without a fur collar) that's in fair condition. Wife has a couple of pairs of leather pants (one brown, the other black) that she wears on rare occasion in the winter and a couple of leather skirts (again one brown and one black) that she has worn maybe once a year. Plus a nice green London Fog rain jacket and a trench coat with a liner (both not worn for years). All from the 90s. All in excellent condition.
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Old 01-25-2015, 03:38 PM
 
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That's another reason I buy classic clothes that don't go out of style. But most of the items you mention are generally cheaply made casual clothes are aren't expect to last very long. I have very few t-shirts that last more than a few years.
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Old 01-25-2015, 04:41 PM
 
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That's another reason I buy classic clothes that don't go out of style. But most of the items you mention are generally cheaply made casual clothes are aren't expect to last very long. I have very few t-shirts that last more than a few years.
I get pretty good mileage from t-shirts. I only have one Nautica t-shirt that developed holes. Many of my t-shirts are only worn 5-6 days per year during the warmer months.
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Old 01-25-2015, 04:51 PM
 
Location: LA, CA/ In This Time and Place
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I just turned 28 so I was a kid in the 1990's and so for obvious reasons I do have clothes from that decade. I do have several shirts from the earlier part of the 2000's, mostly 2004 onwards. Most are starting to age and show wear and tear and I just give away, throw away or wear only for home comfort, depending on the condition.
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Old 01-25-2015, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Canada
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YES, my high-waisted jeans!!!

Low cut jeans would look ridiculous on me, besides the fact that I can't stand the feel of them down at my hips.
I have ONE pair of stretch jeans that are about mid waist in height, and I find myself tugging the darned things up all the time.
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Old 01-25-2015, 05:03 PM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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A few plaid shirts and jeans from 2008.

Most of my home (or 'comfort') clothes are from the 2000s - I actually don't think I have an item made after 2010. I also have a shirt from the late 90s and I still wear it.
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Old 01-25-2015, 05:50 PM
 
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If you are into the latest clothing fads, then something from 10 years ago is going to stick out if you wear it now.

Some styles of clothing never go out of fashion.

That said, I have a polartec jacket I got at LL Bean in the early 90s that's still going strong
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