Vintage Fashion Notes & News

Angela of Dorothea’s Closet wrote a killer article on chunky, round & curvy 40s platform shoes! You simply must go read it, I insist.

Oh gawd, I’ve been-there-done-that, but knew it had to happen. In fact, 2 years ago, I predicted that 2006 would see the return of 80’s fashions, and here it is, right on schedule.

If it were Madonna in Desperately Seeking Susan style, I’d understand — and some of us never stopped with the sexy eclectic I call “sexclectic”…

In fact, I’d love to see the return of that look. Call me crazy, or slutty, but along with the true vintage looks of the 40’s through mid 60’s, I love the sexcletic look of the 80’s.

Hey, to see both looks, check out the fashions worn in “Girly Giggles” which shows both the divine costumes by Travilla in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the quirky sexy sexclectic fashions worn in Modern Girls.

But the return of over-sized sweaters (with v-necks?!), oh, please no…

For more on 80’s fashions, check out Deconstructing fashion in ‘The Breakfast Club’, which is written by a kid in high school, but worth a look-see anyway.

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