Ah the 80s. I could go on for much longer than is strictly necessary about how much I love this decade- my iTunes is pretty much a shrine to the era. I wasn’t there at the time which of course means I can imagine that every day was like a cross between “The Breakfast Club” and “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” set to a soundtrack of The Smiths and Madonna. I’m sure the reality was much closer to ozone-crippling hairspray levels and criminal amounts of spandex - but who needs reality right?
Anyway. I have clearly found a kindred spirit in www.liketotally80s.com which inspired me to unearth my inner Cindi Lauper (I didn’t have to dig very deep).
Here are the results:
|Leggings- Primark, Shoe boots- New Look, Belt- was my mum's|
I tried to back-comb my hair and even got the hairspray out but it seems I lack the necessary 80s skillz. Still I tried. I went for the classic leggings and (genuine 80s, might I add) belt teamed with obligatory red lipstick and chunky jewellery. The lipstick is a bit hard to spot - I don't have a tripod and had to balance my camera on the window sill - so here are the details a bit clearer:
|Choker- Not sure where it's from, found it in a drawer. The chain I took off an old T-shirt|