'Wear' can I find this?

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  1. Chuffalump

    Chuffalump A chuffing heffalump

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    Somewhere out there is a short story. Possibly with romantic leanings. Set in a world where peoples clothes are their cars. Cars are worn. You can buy new cars in stores in the same way you might buy a new outfit. To be seen out of your car is like being naked.

    The way the story is written doesn't give the impression of the car/clothes being big and bulky. They are treated exactly like clothes.

    It was probably in a collection..... obviously........

    Any ideas?
     
  2. B5B7

    B5B7 Earthman1

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    Probably not what you are looking for, but a clothes-related novel by Barrington Bayley is 'The Garments of Caean'.
     
  3. Chuffalump

    Chuffalump A chuffing heffalump

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    No. Definitely not that.:)
     
  4. JunkMonkey

    JunkMonkey Registered User

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    Why is it that every time I read a story description like this I am immediately convinced Philip K Dick wrote it?
     
  5. Uglemor

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    This story is somewher in my collection of sci fi. When I read it again, I'll tell you the title and who/wher it's written.
     
  6. Chuffalump

    Chuffalump A chuffing heffalump

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    Thanks Uglemor. At least I wasn't dreaming.