The International Male 1986 Holiday Catalog: The Recockulous Jackpot!
Yesterday we saw the best and the worst of two International Male catalogs from the summer of 1986, but there's one more flea market find I had to share with you guys: The 1986 Holiday catalog. Can't you tell from the tuxedo shirt and saxophone on the cover that untold treasures lie inside? Fringed leather jackets! Ski jeans! Kim Cattrall! Half-naked underaged indigenous-looking boys in loincloths. Wait, what??? All this and more, after the jump.
I didn’t listen to Van Halen music when I was growing up. However in May 2006, I became more aware of their music when I saw some Van Halen CDs on sale at this local shopping plaza, which I …
Pulling Off A Preppy Style
The preppy look utilizes bright bold colors, especially cyan. The look is clean, neat, and affluent. The stigma to looking preppy is one must be a snob, but wanting to look good, and show others that you feel happy through your clothes is not a...
'80s Fashion: 25 Things Cool People Wore in the 1980s | Best Life
When it came to '80s fashion trends, if you weren't inspired by the Ivy League, skaters, or a crossing guard, you probably weren't very cool.
Rollermania! 45 Interesting Photos of Roller Disco in the 1970s and 1980s
A roller disco is a discothÃ¨que or skating rink where all the dancers wear roller skates of some kind. The music played is modern and easily...
David Lee Roth: 'I've been rich and I've been poor. Rich is better'
He's been up, he's been down. And in recent years he's also been a medical technician. Now he's back with Van Halen and has much to say about the band's glory days. First, though, he wants to chat about, erm, sheepdogs
Svenska dansband (Swedish dance bands)
Before I go away for the weekend (offline) I thought I'd serve you a little treat. If you have a connection to Scandinavia you might be aware of the phenomenon of 'dansband'. If not, you can read more about it at the end of this post. The photos are from the book Svenska Dansband (which can be ordered for only SEK 59,-/about $10 at Bokus - they deliver Internationally. Totally worth the investment). If you have some spare time (like a couple of weeks) and would like to see a lot more…
Swedish Dance Bands Of The 1970s: Whipped Hair And No Underwear - Flashbak
ABBA was not the only Swedish band to emerge in the 1970s. A myriad of bands had the whipped hair, trousers tight enough to make redundant questions on shoe sizes and songs. They had outfits that shimmered and shone. Never mind the sounds, cop a load of the clothes on the bands’ album covers. … Continue reading "Swedish Dance Bands Of The 1970s: Whipped Hair And No Underwear"