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The pink ruffled suit at left — which Drain identifies as a costume from the Philadelphia Mummers Parade — used to belong to the artist Miranda July, but she gave it to him willingly. “I got a package from Miranda one day,” he explains. “She decided I needed to have this. She was like, ‘I got this on eBay, but I don’t think I can keep it.’ I wore it for Halloween, and I put it in a show in England once, just as a joke. It was so amazing I wanted people to see it.”