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THRIFT SCORE: Awesome $1 wide Black belt… so Rhythm Nation!!
Thursday, December 13, 2007, 11:49 k
Filed under: Cheap Cheap, Consume This, Green Scene, Music, Thrift Score | Tags: , , , ,

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In the late 80’s, my cousin Chante was THE leader of the Janet Jackson fan club. She handed down all non-Black clothing to me and she would’t be caught dead without a key dangling from her ear. I wanted to be her so bad! Thoughts of intense choreography and steamy warehouse buildings came to mind as I shopped a local flea market and came across this little gem. It’s so Janet Jackson’s 1989 Rhythm Nation!

This amazing wide elastic Black belt from the late 80’s by Alden Howard is the perfect addition to the “transition into the 90’s” portion of my wardrobe. It snaps in the back because of its hard core face plate. The 6″x4″ suede patch is covered with Black metal loops, bars, and studs. I suspect chains weaved throughout the loops originally but I love it the way it is!! Best part, of course, is the price. That’s right, a whole buck!

And now for your listening and viewing pleasure… God those were good times!!

 

-Camille L

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