Taylor Swift disembarks today, November 10 and 11 in Argentina to dazzle her followers with “The Eras Tour” at the River Plate stadium. The American singer is preparing to give one of the most anticipated recitals of the year, promising a series of unforgettable shows.
In the last few hours, it was confirmed that Sabrina Carpenter and the Argentine singer Louta They will be the opening acts in charge of opening the show at the River Plate Stadium. Meanwhile, fans are already devising their outfits for the show, including the iconic ones “friendship bracelets”a distinctive symbol of Taylor’s followers.
What are friendship bracelets that are all the rage among Swifties?
But what exactly are “friendship bracelets”? Are They are bracelets made by the Swifties themselves that carry words or phrases related to the artist.. These bracelets are made to wear during the recital and are exchanged with other fans, transmitting a message of friendship and togetherness.
This tradition arose from the album “Midnights”, released in 2002, in which the song “You’re on Your Own, Kid” talks about this practice. One of his verses says “So make the friendship bracelets, take the moment and taste it.” This inspired followers to adopt this fun and colorful fashion, with the purpose of making new friends and leaving a nice memory for others. As a result, at each Taylor concert, many fans return home with several bracelets given to them by strangers they met at the show.
How much do friendship bracelets cost?
The basic combo that Swifties carry is a package of letters, an assortment package of eclairs, and the string. The price starts at $1,800 and can be used for 4 bracelets, a tiny number to exchange. For most fans, the minimum number of bracelets needed to participate in the trend is ten bracelets. With which, The investment made often starts at $3,500 and can reach almost $40,000..
On online sales platforms such as Mercado Libre, the offer of basic supplies or a combo of between 10 and 16 bracelets are now on sale. The set of letters and numbers to make the “The Eras Tour” bracelets can be found at $8,999 and the supplies to assemble 12 “Friendship Bracelets” are worth $9,823 (the second best seller on the platform).
Packs of bracelets already made with phrases are also offered. Ten units can be found at a value from $9,999 to $39,200.
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