“The cost of purchasing these items at a thrift store and the few dollars that it costs to have something altered is still a fraction of the cost that it would be to purchase an item in my size in a regular department store.” ~Jae Denson, Professor, Mentor, and Activist

In this video letter, Empty Hanger host Hélène Biandudi Hofer poses the following question to a high school classmate: “How do you dress well for a tall guy, yet not break the bank in the process?”

Connected Threads is a video letter series for The Empty Hanger examining the thoughts, questions, and perceptions we have about clothing. This series looks at the impact and influence of the varied aspects of dress and fashion on its greatest consumers: every day people of all ages, cultures, and backgrounds.

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