Gia Carangi in YSL Rive Gauche photographed by Helmut Newton for Vogue Paris (March, 1979)
Look! Friendship pins! I had literally forgotten about these until I saw this picture. Not like, “oh, I forgot about them, but I still thought about them every so often, like with snap bracelets.” No. I had completely and totally wiped these from my memory until the picture jogged them right back onto my life.
All I can hope at this point is that I hadn’t repressed these staples of 1980′s footwear because of some trauma that I associate with them, that will now come flooding back to me in all its horror. I’ll keep you posted.
Listen — I’m willing to admit that I’m not a stylist at Harper’s Bazaar, and that possibly they think they know more about fashion than I do. But what is this look? Why is this coming back? And why isn’t … More
Check out girlfriend on the left, in this picture from the Playmate Playoffs of 1983. Hiking the sides up to well above the hipbone was once the look, and many an ’80s film featured the bombshell with her bathing suit … More
Yes, that is Lourdes Leon, Madonna’s 13-year-old daughter. She’s promoting her new fashion line, Material Girl.
I’m not sure if this is cool because it’s something new that I’ve never seen before, or if it’s cool because it’s actually cool. But there’s a company called Shoppy Chic, and they’ve designed a bag that is just one … More
Oh man, this shit makes me so sad. Axl Rose, the love of my adolescent life, seems to be descending into the world of lawsuits and angry allegations instead of reinvention and overcoming the mediocrity that was Chinese Democracy in … More
I love all of these retro product comebacks! I definitely had an old school plastic Timex with the signature Indiglo backlit display that I got at a drugstore when I was in grade school. Now the original simple plastic Timex … More
I recently discovered Retrosun, which is a retailer for authentic vintage sunglasses…these are the real brand new products from the 1970s and 80s in their original packaging! I am new to the whole vintage scene, but I am really falling … More
Clothing designer Paul Smith and sunglasses designer Oakley have teamed up to re-create a line of the classic 1980′s rubber Frogskin sunglasses. The iconic design featuring 100% rubber frames and mirrored lenses have been released in four colors: pink, purple, … More