My Life in Fashion


My life in fashion began in grade 10, when Toni got me a job at the Catholic school uniform store whose owners lived next to her parents. Toni owned a pair of silver pants and was the most interesting person I’d ever met. The following year she’d get a record deal and leave our school, but for now she worked at the Catholic school uniform store where I had an interview lined up the next day.

The manager was a compact, stubble-headed man of about 30 who muttered his way through the questionnaire. What are your biggest flaws.

I licked my teeth; my braces had just been removed. “I’ve been told I’m a workaholic.”

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