Vogue covers are, and always have been, just so freaking gorgeous. They set the standard for how the fashion industry is played out on glossy pages. What I love about retrospectives like this is how the images all come together to present a real reflection of the fashion world of the times...Read More
As another month draws to a close it's time to dig up another Time Capsule. This time we're having a butcher's look at September 1988, a time when I was still in primary school - bless my own cotton socks with pom poms on the heels.Read More
Here's a few key ad campaigns for Revlon from the '80s & '90s. We probably haven't even scratched the surface of just how many ran in the magazines back then, but they are definitely some of the best. If you're a Cindy Crawford fan, you'll probably be very much into this post.Read More
I'm not sure why but I think 1991 would have to be my favourite year of the '90s. For those of you playing at home my favourite '80s year is 1987. Like I said, I'm not sure why. Some things don't need rhyme or reason.
Since the Time Capsule we dug up this month is from October 1991 I was always going to get a bit excited for it...Read More
I remember 1988 primarily for the music. My Kylie Minogue crush was at its peak, and I was getting on board the Bros, Bananarama & Rick Astley trains - all stations to Pop Heaven. Barbie was still thriving in her wonderland of all things pink, and Transformers & Mr Potato Head stocks were riding high.
For Brisbane dwellers & visitors World Expo 88 was in full swing, and Prozac had just hit the market, so it was super happy fun times all round. I hope some of these movies, music & fashions from October 1988 bring back a few sweet memories for you...Read More