Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Last year when I needed a new pea jacket there were very few to be found, and mainly in discount places, and I ended up settling for one that was acceptable but not perfect.

This year there are pea jackets in every clothing store, in many different brands, colours, styles.

This is one of the (many) things I loathe about the fashion industry.  This pretense that there is a lot of choice.   Sure, there's choice, but only in the things that someone has decided to push on the market this year.

So I will continue to wear my "acceptable" pea jacket until it is worn out and hope that next time I decide I have no choice but to replace it that it happens in a year when the fashion nazis have again decided to market them.

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