"The article of dress is perhaps that in which economy is the least to be recommended. It is so important [in married life] to each to continue to please the other, that the happiness of both requires the most pointed attention to whatever may contribute to it — and the more as time makes greater inroads on our person. Yet, generally, we become slovenly in proportion as personal decay requires the contrary"
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Thomas Jefferson, 1798, to his daughter Maria

lol, seriously…?