'90s Fashion Fix | Bad-ass Chic

'90s Fashion Fix | Bad-ass Chic

I don't know if this fashion look from 1989-ish to 1991-ish has a dedicated name at all, but I’ve always just called it ‘Bad-ass Chic’. It signaled a definitive change in fashion and music that happened at the turn of the decade. Moving through the ‘80s it was all about glamour and power dressing; moving into the ‘90s all of that structure gave way to a slick new street look.

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Spotlight On | Moles, Beautiful Moles

Spotlight On | Moles, Beautiful Moles

Here's the thing about moles. They're ugly. They're unsightly. They're flaws in their owners biological makeup.

So riddle me this... how is it that some of the most beautiful women from back in the day sported these imperfections in the most obvious of places - their face - and actually made them look good?

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Flashback Friday | Cats! Cats! Cats!

Flashback Friday | Cats! Cats! Cats!

How great are cats?! Cats are just so swell. Ya gotta love cats.

To get your feline fix in 2016 all you need to do is boot up YouTube on your preferred device, and take your pick from eleventy seventy zillion cat videos. This is great for a cat woman like me. We are living in a cat video world, and I am a cat video girl. But hard as it might be to remember, there was a time when we didn't have any interwebs. <GASP!>

In those ye olden days, we relied on the telly & books for our regular hit of cat. So today I thought we'd look back at a few of those cats from yesteryear...

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Time Capsule | May 1990

Time Capsule | May 1990

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.

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