Do you have a dream or direction for your life?
On Project Runway the statement was made “What we are selling is a dream, not a garment.” What strikes me about this is that the garments are symbols and components of the dream, and are added to the person. What if the person buys the garments in order to “be” who he senses inside that he is not? Is that a good thing, a bad thing, or of no consequence?
The statement has also been made that the garment makes the man (person). The Italians, I think, have a wise insight into clothing acquired to make oneself appear better than one really is. In an Italian village someone who is a no-one and who acts pretentiously is called a “cucuzza”… a squash, as in the saying “Dress it up anyway that you want, it’s still just squash!”
Without the development of our interior life, we are just squash. …
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