Tag Archives | 1980s

Rock this Rad ’80s Makeup Tutorial this Halloween!

Amp up your costume with this glam makeup tutorial, which combines vivid colors and bold, sweeping contours! Read more »
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DuckTales, Woo-oo … and Other ’80s ‘Toons You Loved

This video of the DuckTales theme song featuring real ducks has recently been evoking loads of nostalgia. Read more »
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Admit It: You Wore These Hair Embellishments Back in the Day

Butterfly clips, barrettes, scrunchies, fierce headbands: These were the essential accessories of our youth. Read more »
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This Texas Exhibit Features Some Seriously Vintage Wedding Dresses

Brides today have choices upon choices: They can decide to wear white dresses or plain clothes, show off skin or take a more modest route, embrace their rockabilly look or sport cutting-edge styles. This wasn't always the case, though. Read more »
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Fashion in Film: Heathers

If you thought your high school experience was a drag, just hit 'play' on the 1988 film Heathers. Rife with padded shoulders, scrunchies, and fully-blown hair, this campy, dark comedy is an '80s-style soft-focus dream come true. Read more »
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Fashion in Film: The Cosby Show

Fashion in Film: The Cosby Show via The ModCloth Blog
Why can't all of life be like The Cosby Show? In this edition of Fashion in Film, we delve into our love of one of our favorite TV families. Read more »
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Fave Finds: Maria’s ’80s Dotted Dress

Fave Finds: Maria

Who: Maria from Avenue M

What: Navy button-up dress from the ’80s

Where: “The ‘Smiley’ op-shop in my local town in Southern Queensland, Australia – there’s a giant smiling face on the sign, hence the loving name.”

How much: $3…

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Creature Feature: Artwork to 'Aww!' Over

If feelings of nostalgia wave over you in ways you can’t explain when viewing these mixed-media portraits, chances are you were born in the ’80s, too. Depicting the fictitious stars from some of our favorite yesteryear flicks, these embroidered and …

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On the Fly: Fresh Fashion From 1980’s Rolling Stone Covers

Lingo isn’t the only thing from the 1980s that’s worth repeating. These summer issues of Rolling Stone serve as trend lessons for what worked way back… well, not so long ago. Check out what fashionable features we dug, and see …

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Dresses Through the Decades

With another decade drawing to a close, and our expansive selection of vintage-inspired frocks right at my fingertips, I started to think about all the iconic silhouettes that each era brought.

But what about the decade that we’ve just put …

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