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Real Men Don’t Rent (nytimes.com)
6 points by NN88 7 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 6 comments

Is this just an ad for that renting company ?

How does this work? $89 per 4 items of clothes per month. Do you wear one item once or multiple times?

It's a data point of one, but I have never seen a man browsing the clothing in charity/second-hand shops unless the store is styled as retro-chic, whereas there are always women checking the wares.

Thats probably because men will wear something until it either isn't useful for recycling or is very very out of date (eg. 70's big collars). Hence, no point going to a second-hand store for clothes as there won't be anything good there.

I used to believe that, but per the sibling comment, I've been pleasantly surprised by what I've found.

My wife and I started a small business on the side doing reselling. I'm regularly amazed at what I can find for $7 or less at first-run thrift, and for $2 or less at the thrift outlets.

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