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Thread started 09/10/18 1:46pm

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Article: The Purple Trench Coat And PRINCE'S Style Revolution

Today, Dismantle published the following article entitled "The Purple Trench Coat And Prince’s Style Revolution":

http://www.dismantlemag.c...evolution/
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Reply #1 posted 09/10/18 3:52pm

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Reply #2 posted 09/10/18 6:50pm

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Great article, thank you. Prince's style still inspires me to this day!
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Reply #3 posted 09/10/18 9:43pm

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TFS, that was a fun read.

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Reply #4 posted 09/11/18 5:30am

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The one in the article is the 1999 metallic trench, the Purple Rain trench is a different material

Image result for prince purple rain album

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Reply #5 posted 09/11/18 5:38am

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This is a great article. Not many deal with the style and musical connections. But the fashion and music went hand in hand.



From Secondhand Trench Coat to Style Icon

When we close our eyes and conjure up an iconic Prince image, many of us will think of him in Purple Rain (1984), perched upon a customized purple CM400 Hondamatic motorcycle, wearing a purple trench coat studded in glistening chains and rhinestones. This image has cemented itself as the epitome of Prince’s 1980s look and the foundation of his forty year long career in the music industry.

#IDEFINEME #ALBUMSSTILLMATTER

A Liar Shall Not Tarry In My Presence

What's the matter with your life
Is poverty bringing U down?
Is the mailman jerking U 'round?
Did he put your million dollar check
In someone else's box?
Tell me, what's the m
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Reply #6 posted 09/11/18 1:17pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

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Thanks for posting the photo purplethunder3121.
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Reply #7 posted 09/14/18 12:57pm

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Darlingnikki1027 said:

Great article, thank you. Prince's style still inspires me to this day!

You are very welcome. smile
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Reply #8 posted 09/16/18 4:02pm

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Love that purple trenchcoat

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Reply #9 posted 09/16/18 5:00pm

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This thread reminds me of my all time favorite photo/poster of Prince--used to have it but got rid of it as I had too many posters... sad Anyway, love this one--to me, it captures the undecipherable essence of Prince...

Image result for prince purple outfit poster

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Reply #10 posted 09/19/18 6:46am

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purplethunder3121 said:

This thread reminds me of my all time favorite photo/poster of Prince--used to have it but got rid of it as I had too many posters... sad Anyway, love this one--to me, it captures the undecipherable essence of Prince...


Image result for prince purple outfit poster


Thanks for posting.
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Reply #11 posted 09/19/18 12:53pm

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purplethunder3121 said:

This thread reminds me of my all time favorite photo/poster of Prince--used to have it but got rid of it as I had too many posters... sad Anyway, love this one--to me, it captures the undecipherable essence of Prince...


Image result for prince purple outfit poster


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