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’80s Jewel Tones

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Blacks (and the occasional greys) may make up the majority of my wardrobe now, but I’ll always have a soft...

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’80s Jean Paul Gaultier

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To say I love Jean Paul Gaultier’s work is an understatement. It all began as a teenager in the 1980s....

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’80s Advertising Art Direction & Design

I see a lot of ads, as I scan and post images every weekday for the Periodicult Tumblr blog. I...

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’80s Levi’s

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I had just turned 13 and was starting eighth grade when the great Levi’s invasion of the ’80s began. Sure,...

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’80s Interiors

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There is nothing better than a teenage girl’s bedroom. It’s their exclusive domain — their cave (as my 13-year-old daughter...

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’80s Preppiness

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Here’s the thing: even at the height of my all-black-wearing, semi-goth teenage ’80s youth I still had a soft spot...

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’80s Country Girl Chic

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I come from a city in the Canadian west traditionally known for its international rodeo, country music and down-home western...

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’80s Bodycon Stretch

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If I were asked to name the biggest contribution to fashion history the 1980s gave us it would have to...

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’80s Molly Ringwald

I could dress in head-to-toe black, mope about my parents’ house and complain about everything, but none of that would...

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’80s Vogue Patterns Magazine

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Someone asked me once to name the fashion publication I thought was most underrated — from the ’80s or otherwise....

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