The fashion and style of New Jack Swing was an undeniable part of what made the genre of music great. Teddy Riley, Bobby Brown, and the many other artists that defined the sound also looked the part. The jackets were colorful, the jewelry was in abundance. In short, everyone dressed up. They knew that the clothes had to match the vibrant, hard-hitting sounds. In this photo essay, we celebrate some of the iconic fashion and style of New Jack Swing.
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