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Got spring cleaning on the brain? Forget it. Say good-bye to all those dreams of an organized, minimalist life, and get ready to start coveting, because we're about to drop a major fashion bomb on your plans. We tracked down three of the country's craziest clothing collections for a peek inside the life of a fashion hoarder and, instead, found something truly inspiring.
These enviable closets are full of vintage gems, luxe rites of passage, and above all, nostalgic pieces from the lives of three women who can collect like nobody's business. Meet our favorite fashion hoarders and the wardrobes that can't be tamed.
Photographed by Winnie Au; Photographed by Anna-Alexia Basile
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