New Yorker writer Rachel Syme followed the Japanese organization guru's advice to get rid of unneeded clothing. When she arrived at the New York City used-clothing emporium Beacon's Closet on Sunday, she found a long line. “I bet all these people saw the show,” said a clerk. He turned to an unsuspecting customer: “Have you seen the Kondo show? Is that why everyone is here?” ALSO: Kondo is the reason your friends are suddenly into folding.