There are untold stories hanging in many of our closets: A wedding dress bought, but never worn. A ratty old concert T-shirt. Boots that traveled the world. Whether their purchase was spurred by need or emotion, memories tend to imbue our garments with meaning and value. We hear some of those stories — plus your own — and find out why clothing carries meaning far beyond fashion.

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  • Emily Spivack Creator, Smithsonian's "Threaded" blog; Author, "Worn Stories"

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WAMU's #WornStories - The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Inspired by Thursday's chat with Emily Spivack about her collection of "sartorial memoirs," we decided to gather the stories behind some articles of clothing imbued with meaning from our staff. Have your own "worn stories?" Share them with us too.

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