You Might Be Surprised To Learn That The Slap Bracelet, An Iconic 90s Fad, Has Wisconsin Roots
If you grew up in the 90s, you probably remember the slap bracelet. What you may not know, though, is that the slap bracelet, which was officially named the Slap Wrap, was invented by a Wisconsinite. Its Wisconsin roots aren’t too surprising. When you think about it, lots of amazing things have roots in the Badger State. (Read about a few of them here.) Read on to learn all about how one of the 90s hottest trends came to be.
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Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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