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Toast of the Town

Posted on Sunday, June 17, 2007 at 11:04AM by Registered CommenterAllyson B. Crawford | Comments5 Comments
First, let me say Happy Father's Day to all the glam rock dads out there!


"Mirror, Mirror on the wall...who is the glammest of them all?"

So, en route home from Cleveland, Eric and I stopped at one of those tacky outlet malls. I was in search of a new computer bag, but what I found is perhaps the glammest clothing item of all time.

backcoat.JPGYes, I wandered in to a Wilson's Leather, lured by the promise of a giant store wide sale.

The glam mistress loves clearance racks. I don't believe in paying full price for much of anything, and when I found a long section of leather jackets for dirt cheap, I pounced.

On the end of one of the racks was a cropped, white leather jacket with studs. I grabbed the jacket and it fit!

Then, Eric pointed out there was a giant Guns n' Roses logo on the back. This in addition to the studs, a small rose on the front, and full animal print lining.

My heart stopped a little.

It is, perhaps, the best jacket ever created. It was like the designer made it for me and placed it near Cleveland in the off-chance I would stop in for a visit.

Here's the best part: The jacket had an original price of $375. I paid $30.

I do love a great deal.

 

Watch this video: Guns n' Roses "You Could Be Mine"


Reader Comments (5)

Nice catch! I wish we had some places like that around here. We do have them down in Williamsburg but considering we never get any decent acts around here, I doubt we'd ever see anything as cool as that.
June 17, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterChessie >^..^<
Very Cool Allyson! Nice find!

That is great Allyson! Very cool find!
June 17, 2007 | Unregistered CommenteraXe mAn
That kinda reminds me of this coat that my wife had when she was in high school. It was a white leather coat, but it had the long fringes on it. I used to call it the "Paul Stanley" coat. It's still hanging in our basement for posterity. She was more of a hippie by the time I met her, but still had a few remnants of the old hair metal days floating around.
June 17, 2007 | Unregistered Commenterbobvinyl
I must have that jacket!!!!!
September 18, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterChey

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