December, 2014

Welcome to the Little Room

I’m the The Lady in Red

Laurie was like, “I told you so, I told you so,” all the way home from the Christmas dance. She’s...

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Look Book

Perry Ellis

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Coats and knits are two of my favourite fashion things and Perry Ellis did both brilliantly in the 1980s, first...

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Why I Love....

’80s Patrick Kelly

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I have few shopping regrets — you know, things you saw, you liked, could actually afford, but for some reason...

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Trend Bazaar

Drink Up

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We’re in the throes of the holiday party season, and this got me to thinking about Christmas parties past and...

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Books

Illustration Annual Highlights ’80s Design Style

Images 9 Compiled by the British Association of Illustrators Edited by Sarah Culshaw Rotovision, 232 pages, 1984 Above: Conny Jude....

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Welcome to the Little Room

You Got Another Thing Comin’

Kevin wants me to buy him a Judas Priest album for Christmas. I’m in the little room contemplating this while...

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Look Book

Missoni

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There’s no mistaking a garment from the Italian knitwear brand, Missoni. Luxe, unique prints are its trademark and in the...

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Why I Love....

’80s Skiwear

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I’m the first to admit I’m not much of a skier, despite living super-close to some of the world’s most...

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Trend Bazaar

Golden Girls

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Metallic were an ’80s favourite that’s recently seen quite the comeback. Though the drapey, shoulder-padded gold lamé blouse didn’t quite...

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Books

Fashion Sourcebook Indispensible Reference for the Design Inclined

The Complete Fashion Sourcebook: 2000 illustrations charting 20th Century Fashion By John Peacock Thames & Hudson, 424 pages, 2005 Okay,...

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