With 146 custom-made outfits, one couple refuses to leave the house unless they are matching. Mel and Joey Schwanke have been married for nearly 65 years and always make sure to match.
The customary arrangement is that Mel will wear a tie to match Joey’s dress.
“Every day,” Mel, 86, said. “Every day, my tie matches her dress.”
The trend started as part of the couple’s flower shop business, which they operated for more than 60 years. Although, they don’t recall exactly what inspired the first matching outfit.
“It was before we traveled in ’76, so let’s see …” Joey, 81, said.
“Oh goodness sakes, no, I don’t remember how that first outfit came about,” Mel added.
But he is sure about one thing – Joey almost always picks out the matching outfit combinations.
“We kind of decided early in the game that he would be boss from 8 to 5,” Joey said. “And I would be boss from 5 to 8 in the morning.”
My guess is she’s the boss 24/7 and what smart husband would disagree? Source: Yahoo News