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posted by: PirateGirl (reply)
post date: 01.04.09 (9:44 am)
- Wait - Chuck taylors went out of style????
- There are a few that I have actually seen around nowadays though, and still seem to be popular -
*Blue eyeshadow ( scary isn't it?)
*Leggings/legwarmers ( at Old Navy no less!)
*Ripped jeans ( imagine PAYING for those! )
*Jelly bracelets and slap bracelets (jelly bracelets are in all colors and each color means something different)
*Checker-board Vans shoes ( saw some in a store window in a mall )
*Clothing with Japanese symbols and/or writing on them ( thanks to Pirates movie )
- I need to find my rainbow sweater with the huge rainbow emblazoned across it, and my ribbon barrettes!
...and ok, here's my question...what's up with Rachel Bilson's shoes?!? - they look like short boots with cuffs at the top - but I can see her toes! - or maybe she has some sort of leg/foot-warmer around them - That, or she has some freakishly starnge looking ankles! Yipes! :O
Great post OS!
posted by: bawdy (reply)
post date: 01.04.09 (10:58 am)
I think you did a fine job of droning up most of the decades fashion disasters! Although Chuck Taylors were cool long before the eighties resurgence. I also remember Jordache being a popular seventies brand.
posted by: pretensions (reply)
post date: 01.05.09 (7:18 am)
OH GOD - not legwarmers!! Leggings are apparently still in btw. And yes, I agree with PG about Rachel Bilson's hybrid boot-sandals. Oh, and I still have a Kangol hat in my drawer - fortunately, the climate is too warm here for me to wear it!
posted by: alaskawildflowers (reply)
post date: 01.05.09 (7:07 pm)
DO NOT tell me that Chuck Taylor All-stars EVER went out of style-- I still have my 27 pairs from the mid-90s when I worked at the school district. I keep hoping that my orthotics will go in them, and I can wear them again...
posted by: WhaHappen? (reply)
post date: 02.05.09 (1:44 pm)
Uhh, Richard (Dawson), we're gonna go with Dolphin shorts. Good answer! Good answer!
"Is Dolphin shorts up on the board? Show me... Dolphin shorts!"
BTW - I'm first time here and I like what you've done. I'm a 70s/80s straddler. I'll be back to go through your archives. Must pretend to work now. Thanks for the flashback!
Stay cool forever. Don't ever change, have a great summer and all those quotes from our yearbooks. (Class of '84)
posted by: OldSchool (reply)
post date: 02.05.09 (2:21 pm)
Reply to: WhaHappen?
Glad to have you!!! I hope you find lots of other issues to enjoy. Comments and suggestions always welcomed. Please come back often because I try to update a few times a week and there are nearly 200 back issues.
Thanks and spread the word to anybody else you think might like it.
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post date: 03.11.10 (6:19 pm)
dont forget Hyper Color!
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