PW - Window ShoppingPW - Window Shopping3 years ago in General Fiction
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It is a plain shop window on a street, freshly arranged for the clearance sale.
You remember walking in front of it as a child, eyes staring and staring at the rush of womanly voices, high-heels and colourful displays. Today its success is gone, and the shop is closing down in a few days. Apparently, tailored clothes are not as fancy as they used to be; or, probably, less and less people can afford them.
Behind the glass surface, a bright blue suit lies on a brownish mannequin, elegant and surely expensive as hell. On the other side, on the street, there you are – a young university student in a baggy T-shirt, rightful owner of a pile of books and confused ideas.
You do not even know why you stopped there, especially since you have afternoon classes to attend in an hour. You never cared about clothing that much, even less on an empty stomach. However, this is a completely different matter.
As you study the red tag – it does not cost that much, actually, you could say it is