A long-time saying states that “Clothes make the man,” but it’s one of those things that may be more literally true for some more than others. I’ve been thinking it over, and found a pattern when it comes to clothes in crime fiction. Detective characters stand out in the crowd. Usually their manner, curious, attention to detail, driven, and intelligent sets them apart, but there’s more than that. The way they dress is actually quite conspicuous.
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