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    As the question says. Is it wrong/weird to wear clothes that belonged to someone who has passed away, even if its to remember them etc?


    Edit: ok not bad luck. But would it be considered weird??
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    I don't think so. I mean, they don't need them any more, so why not make use of them or give them to charity?
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    I think wearing a dead person's clothes in order to remember them would constitute the "weird", tbh.
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    I don't think so. I'd imagine some stuff people buy from charity shops will have belonged to someone who is now dead.
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    I'd keep the stuff but wouldn't wear it...that would be too weird.
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    What if they become a zombie?
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    Surely it's enough just to keep them, why would you want to wear them??
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    I honestly don't think it's wierd. It's a nice way of having their memory continue on even after they are gone in my opinion. Never heard of any superstitions or anything about it either...
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    Maybe a bit weird if you knew them, but many who wear vintage clothes are wearing clothing which belonged to someone who is now dead.
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    They will come back to haunt you in your sleep!
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    Keep them in closet like he did

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    I don't think its bad luck. Other than maybe a piece of jewellery I wouldn't wear one though.
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    Not at all. After my nan passed away, my mum gave me some of her nice jumpers- they're lovely and warm.

    We would have thrown them away otherwise, and I'm sure my nan would prefer that someone gets some use out of them!
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    (Original post by zjs)
    I think wearing a dead person's clothes in order to remember them would constitute the "weird", tbh.
    I didn't mean it like that. More for comfort and reassurance or whatever.
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    Don't think so, charity shops sometimes get donations of clothes belonging to people who died recently.
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    I wear my grandads jumper, I havn't got any bad luck
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    I would creep me out a little, I think.
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    One of my friends once made a cake and said "The jam in this is the last my grandma made." Completely freaked me out and I refused to eat a dead woman's jam. Wearing clothes of someone who has died is less weird than that.
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    I brought a jacket home from a charity shop I put it in my wardrobe I was going to wash it the next day even though it looked New.I took my lovely black pearl bracelet off with a diamonte in I loved that bracelet all of a sudden there was all like movement round my wardrobe, I went all cold and felt like my long hair was standing up on end the room went very cold and wen I went to put my bracelet in my jewellery box it had gone now to me that was very strange. I ran downstairs scared out of my own skin fetched my husky up the stairs he sat on the bed just staring at the wardrobe while he was with me I ran up to the wardrobe grabbed the jacket of the hanger and through it on the front path I av slept downstairs on the sofa tonight with my dogs. I told my son he said I was imagining things but I will never buy clothes from a charity shop again because I am certain I brought something with that coat and now I am to scared to go in my own bedroom without taking my husky up with me do you think the spirit is still in my house or did it go wen I through the coat out I am very nervous and scared now .?
 
 
 
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