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8.4.14

G: Grunge *90's Pop Culture Favorites* #AtoZchallenge

I may have come of age in the preppy 80's, but I was more than willing to jump off the overly-processed fashion train to embrace the grunge trend with worn jeans & cozy flannel---ironing optional. Thank you angsty Pacific Northwest bands who were too into your music to care about what you wore. Thank you.


16 comments:

  1. Ah yes, grunge. I was definitely into the music more than the fashion. The worn & torn jeans were cool, and I had at least one pair of Chucks but I never wore boots or flannel (I always wore cardigans instead. still do.) so maybe I wasn't "grunge" as much as I just copied Kurt Cobain :D

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  2. Never into flannel, but I did dig the grunge music.

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  3. I still like the grunge look. haha

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  4. The grunge look amused me. I'm from the Pacific NW and we always dressed like that.

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  5. If flannel shirts, worn jeans, hiking boots are Grunge -- that's me -- if Stetsons are allowed that is. :-)

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  6. Didn't like the music or the style. Glad my children didn't embrace it either.

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  7. Look at all that fabulous grunge chic! I owned my fair share of flannel, too :)

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  8. Grunge didn't start until after we left the Seattle area. I had a friend who stayed there, and her daughter met all the members of the up and coming new bands, such as Nirvana. Ah, I always miss out.

    Love,
    Janie

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  9. I loved that baggy shirt and jeans stage. Why can't we go back to that? ;)

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  10. I still wear flannel -- it does a great job of keeping me warm when I'm out in snowy country and it's near zero degrees. And I still listen to a healthy dose of grunge.

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  11. Is grunge like punk rock? But just a difference in era, maybe?

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  12. You know the father of grunge was Neil Young, though, right? Until he made that song. . .

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  13. I'm a fan of jeans and tees :)

    Damyanti, Co-host A to Z Challenge April 2014, My Latest post

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  14. 'Thank you angsty Pacific Northwest bands who were too into your music to care about what you wore.'

    Ha!

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  15. It was the coolest thing to wear guy's flannel shirts. I wore my dad's clothes for awhile. That is pretty weird to me now. Later I wised up and went the girl-grunge route a-la Courtney Love with the babydoll dresses or little slip dresses. The 90s weren't all bad but grunge was almost like giving up. I'm glad we all saw the light!

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