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As we stepped into the dark, brittle winter evening, I looked to him, his hat on snug, his thick shoes tightly laced, socks Adidas Prophere Womenstucked up under his pants. I decided to take a leap, and see if he might be worth saving—to convince him that there is another way, that what he’s been taught is not the whole story. But some people are just so severely brainwashed that they’ve lost the Nike Air Presto Donne ability to produce original thought. He just shook his head, insisting I must be cold. I wasn’t.Welcome to Fashionating, a column with scathing fashion truths you may not be ready to hear.My name is Diana and I am a woman in my late 20s, but Adidas NMD Femme I used to live Nike Air Vapormax Womens as a man. I haven’t prepared a meal in a Nike Air Max 270 Womens decade, my hair is long and I dye it black, and I am passionate about two things: writing and clothes. Despite the judgements we may have about fashion—the industry, the frivolity, whatever—we’re still fascinated by it, even when that fascination is colored by resentment. Welcome to Nike Air Max TN Mujer Fashionating, my new column about clothing.

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