The early to mid '90s was such an exciting time for fashion. Designers took risks, and the results were mostly awesome. I love the pages that follow; they take me back to my teens when I absolutely loved fashion even if I never was a fashionable person per se...Read More
We've never featured runway editorials in a Fashion Fix post... until now. So we're righting our wrongs today with this feature from 1993. Even though most of what made it down the catwalk would never have made it onto the bods of everyday folk, street-fashion did take notice of the London, Paris, Milan & New York collections, and simplified designs eventually ended up in our suburban shopping center retail stores.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
Portfolio is a 1983 docudrama that follows Julie Wolfe as she begins her modelling career with Elite Agency. By docudrama I mean that it is loosely scripted... very loosely. Joining Julie Wolfe are several high profile models from the early '80s like Carol Alt, Paulina Porizkova, Kelly Emberg, Carrie Nygren & Patty Owen. They take fresh-faced Julie under their well dressed wings as she adjusts to life as an international model. She's too adorable for words.Read More
Many times I've tried to figure out exactly WHAT it was about these impossibly beautiful ladies that resonated so well with young women in the '80s & '90s. I've never come up with a satisfying explanation, only a willingness to acknowledge that they were our superstars - particularly from the late '80s through to the mid '90s - those being their glory years 'n all.Read More