Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation jacket sells for more than $81 000

THE military-style jacket that Janet Jackson wore during her 1990 Rhythm Nation tour sold for $81 250 at a Beverly Hills auction on Friday.

The Rhythm Nation cropped black jacket was one of the highlights of a three-day sale of stage costumes.

The tour was her first as a headline solo artist.

The five-time Grammy winner, is selling more than 1 000 of the costumes she wore on stage, on tour, on red carpets and in music videos.

The singer’s most famous outfit – the black leather bustier that was ripped, briefly exposing her breast at the 2004 SuperBowl halftime show – is not included in the auction.

A portion of the auction proceeds will go to the Christian child sponsorship group Compassion International.


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