Category: Fashion

Remember Wearing Fanny Packs?

Remember wearing fanny packs? I do. Fanny packs were manufactured pouches of canvas or leather that buckled around the waist and let people live out their fantasy of being marsupials. My fanny pack was turquoise and yellow, and it ensured that my wallet was accessible and that girls were not.  My mother wrote my name in…

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Remember Snap Bracelets?

Remember snap bracelets (or slap bracelets if that’s what you called them)? I do. Snap bracelets were like the Huns. No one knew where they came from, and no one knows what happened to them, but when they were here, no one was safe. A snap bracelet was a long strip of plastic encased in…

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