’80s Clothing Trends You Love to Remember (or Wear!)

October 10th, 2013
1980s clothing trends

1980s clothing trends

You either love it or hate it, which is why ’80s clothing trends are probably the most controversial of all the eras.

First, many vintage sellers argue that the ’80s isn’t even “vintage” — because we are still only two decades away from its time, the era is best qualified as “retro” or “nostalgic” and the style value less.

Second, I’ve encountered many vintage lovers who strongly dislike the era, shuddering at the thought of ’80s clothing trends like stonewash denim, batwing sleeves and shoulder pads.

While the clothing styles of 1980s are a far cry from the feminine fashion of the 1950s and may not make your vintage lovers’ heart go pitter patter with delight, I believe that the ’80s is worth honoring because its trends were so avant garde in style, design and wear by the modern woman of her day.

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<< CHECK ‘EM OUT! The best 1980s vintage clothing trends you love to remember, wear and (perhaps) chuckle at 

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10 Memorable ’90s Fashion Trends Shopped from a Thrift Store

October 9th, 2013

1990s fashion has a style all its own that will soon have its place in the canon of fashion history. Since I was a ‘90s child and can remember the trends firsthand, I decided to thrift my favorite ’90s styles for a trip down memory lane at my hometown Salvation Army store. Keep reading after the jump to see the ‘90s fashion trends I thrifted!

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5 Retro Items That Are Cool Once More

October 8th, 2013
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You’ve probably heard the saying “Everything old is new again” once or twice in your life, but what does it really mean? We all know that trends come and go and, these days, it seems that the trends come so fast that it can be next to impossible to keep up with all of them.

This might be one of the reasons that there has been a resurgence of all things vintage as of late. Television shows highlight the retro treasures that some people just have lying around in their homes, and many of these things are not just cool — some of them are quite valuable, as well.

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MY BLIND DATE DISH —> We Receive the Love We Believe We Deserve: Lipstick Affirmations Day 19

September 27th, 2013
I believe I deserve what it is I want

In today’s video I discuss why ultimately, we receive the love that we believe we deserve. When we believe that we deserve GOOD love, then we become open to seeing opportunities FOR good love to enter our lives. What we find is what we look for and in knowing this amazing ability to attract what it is we want in our lives, it’s up to us to calibrate on the energy we wish to have. This affirmation was inspired by my recent “blind date with destiny” as orchestrated by the fabulous and legendary E. Jean Carroll of Elle Magazine!

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Download Now! Customer Survey Results, “Your Experiences Buying Vintage Online”

September 25th, 2013
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Last July I released the survey, “Your Experiences Shopping for Vintage Online” to connect with the online vintage customer community and learn more about their thoughts, opinions and concerns behind shopping for vintage online. I gathered this information to give vintage sellers so that – based on their own analysis of results – make changes to their online shops and selling strategy to better serve #vintagelovers everywhere.

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Five Modern Dating Rules Every Single Person Should Follow

September 24th, 2013
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Dating rules and habits have significantly changed since the times your parents have been going on dates. Indeed, modern dating rules have little in common with those that have been fundamental even three or five years ago. So, if you want your first dates to grow into something serious, you need to know how to […]

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My (Blind) Date with Destiny: Matchmaking by Elle Magazine’s E. Jean Carroll

September 23rd, 2013
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Since April 2012, I’ve been “open” to the romantic possibilities the universe wishes for me. I believe that there is a higher power at work in all of our lives, and that the best thing we can do is stay in a place of joy which welcomes any and all opportunities which cross our paths. Which is why, when HowAboutWe and Elle Magazine contacted me to experience the matchmaking services of famed dating columnist E. Jean Carroll, I said “yes!” without hesitation and full knowing that this was another step on my journey to inevitably meet “the one.”

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My Breakdowns Are My Breakthroughs: Lipstick Affirmations Day #18

September 19th, 2013
lipstick affirmations my breakdowns are my breakthroughs

In today’s video I discuss why our breakdowns are a GOOD thing because they lead to breakthroughs. Without the pain we can’t have the change. May we see the “bad” times as the darkness right before the dawn. PLEASE SHARE your #powerwithin in the comments – taking requests for future videos on how to recognize the […]

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