This Is Us

Best Kept in the Closet

Vivian McInerny
Human Parts
Published in
3 min readMar 23, 2022

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Image by Vivian McInerny

Stuff is stuff.

Every time I walk through a thrift store I am reminded of how quickly things go from must-haves to unwanted. This is especially true of clothes. You’ll find racks of discarded shoes, handbags worn but not worn out, and dresses guilty only of the crime of outlasting their peak of stylishness.

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Vivian McInerny
Human Parts

Career journalist, essayist, fiction writer, and life-long spirit-quester.