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goldenthorn wrote:Hhnnngh but I love finding nice things for super-cheap; it's so saaaaaatisfying. I think it's time for an Ebay search right now...
Yeah, tempted to hit the thrift stores this weekend...
I'm just hanging out, really.
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davemays123 wrote:I think with modern climate controlled buildings and houses, sweaters are a bit of an anachronism. What is the point? If it is cold outside I am going to be wearing a jacket/coat to keep warm, and everywhere I have worked and 90% of houses I go to have the thermostat set between 68 and 74 degrees year round. That's only an 6 degree swing, and even on the cold end, that is hardly deserving of more than a long sleeve shirt.
It is a shame, because I like the look of a nice sweater, but they end up living up to their name when I wear them. If this was 1920 and most houses had drafty windows and unreliable heat sources, I could see the point. In 2012... not so much.
In 20+ years, I have never worked in an office that was maintained at a comfortable temperature for 'office work'. Either freezing or melting--and freezing is better because adding layers is an option. At some point, there isn't more one can take off to cool down.
My speech is not parsing. I am speaking in ellipsis.
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I don't wear sweaters anymore.
They say it is mind over matter, I lost my mind so it doesn't matter!
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charlottesumxs wrote:A cardigan. Not only does it make us aging grunge kids feel like it's still 1993, but you can keep warm while still allowing people to appreciate the awesomeness of your t-shirt.
I concur. However, I'm still partial to the hooded, pocket-y sweatshirt variety of knitted sweaters (which is odd because I don't enjoy pullover hoodies - they always feel like they're strangling me.)
Praise the shirt gods, American Apparel is back!!