"Do you really need to keep that?" is a question I have been asked all my life; and the answer is invariably "yes". Hence the notion of The Archive. It's more that just a record and CD collection; it's a justification for keeping all the shit I've accumulated.
Gig t-shirts come into this category. Some last for years, some only a couple of washes. And then there are the red T-shirts. Red is just not my colour. My pale, pasty skin (too much time spend indoors) looks EVEN MORE washed-out in red. Mrs A has had to veto any more red clothes. But what to do with all the red gig t-shirts? Especially when spring cleaning?
Well the answer is obvious. Take then out of the draw. Re-fold them. And put them away again. Because yes I really do need to keep them.