People who know me know that I have — at best — a casual relationship with fashion. I find something I like and tend to wear it until it’s about five years out of fashion. Turns out, the general hoarder behavior is not unique. Who knew?
At the risk of perpetuating sex stereotypes, the archetype may have been Steve Jobs. When Mr. Jobs died in October, he left behind not only a peerless legacy, but a closet full of identical black cotton turtlenecks by Issey Miyake. “If he loved a shirt, he’d order 10 or 100 of them,” his sister, the author Mona Simpson, said in her eulogy.
It was an obsession that many men could relate to.