I absolutely LOVE this editorial from 1987! Regular Dolly Magazine model, Belinda Riding, is at her sophisticated best here, championing the merits of the humble skirt. I can't pick a favourite, but if you were holding a gun to my head I suppose I could narrow it down to either the black bubble skirt paired with stripey socks, or the gorgeous white tulle tutu. Ooh la la...Read More
With all of our talk of Dolly magazine lately many of you have dropped us a line to tell us what they loved the most about the mag. Dolly Doctor rates pretty high, because where else were we going to get the inside scoop on everything puberty (?), but it's the girls who graced the covers and pages that most of us remember the most, and everyone had a favourite.Read More
We've had quite a few requests for a look back at the Dolly Magazine Covergirl Competition. It's crazy that there's so very little coverage of these comps online, given that so many of us girls, back in the day, poured over the finalists with our friends at school, and declared our favourites while lounging around on each others bedroom floors. So we've put together as much as we could find in the Double Denim Days archives...Read More
I don't think there's a fashion magazine in the world that doesn't feature at least one white-themed fashion editorial each year. I don't have stats to back up that claim, but what I do have... is an awesome 4-part series of all white fashion editorials...Read More
There's something a little bit sad about the first half of 1990. We had to say goodbye to our dear dear friend, the '80s. The '80s had been like a cool aunty to us for exactly a decade. The '80s held our hands as we crossed the 4-lane highway of life to get to the sand pit on the other side. The '80s had held us close to her bosom... ok ok, I'll stop.
The point is... hah, actually there really is no point - which almost feels like the actual point of the '90s - as it actually was. It's all getting rather meta in here, so let's dive right in & crack that May 1990 Time Capsule open.Read More