Wednesday, July 15, 2009 Right Now: Eighties, Revisited.
There are postmodern times. I hate that word, but man is it true. From the age of hippies all the way into the 1990s, it seems that nearly everything is back — and only the minutia of last week could possibly be outdated. There are few designers who aren’t borrowing heavily (or just plain ripping) from the past, and that’s what makes my job as a vintage buyer so interesting. Seeing what trends are revived and revised that influence today’s runways is certainly one of my favorite hobbies. I totally loved this spread from Elle Russia’s August issue that took everything powerful about the 1980s and made it shine brightly once again…