In July 1994 I was spending most of my time listening to Tori Amos and The Cure while staring at a calendar, counting down the days to my impending freedom from the shackles of high school. My sense of teenage angst was at an all time high. But the world kept spinning outside the four walls of my bedroom, and there was some great movies, music & fashion going on...Read More
Here lies one of my absolute favourite fashion editorials of all time. Nobody... but NOBODY... can make me feel as simple, and as ordinary, as Miss Cindy Crawford can. That's quite a talent when you think about it, but I really have no one else to blame but myself since I keep going back for more amazing '80s/'90s spreads like these...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
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
1985... the halfway mark of our roller-skate through the '80s. For the KIDS - Care Bears & Lego were life. For the ADULTS - images of third world countries stricken with famine and disease confronted them at every turn.
But what else was going down in April 1985?Read More