New Year’s Eve in the ’80s… The sparkle, the glitz…
And nothing brought it home like Rob Reiner’s romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally. In fact, some of the film’s key romantic moments occur at New Year’s Eve parties!In the picture below, Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) attend a party where they begin to realize their feelings for one another:
’80s New Year’s Eve Fashion
Now let’s zoom in on “Sally” to get a closer look at her ensemble–an off-the-shoulder fitted black dress with a ruffle skirt:
The great thing about this dress is its obvious ’80s flourishes combined with a true elegance that is largely due to its classic black color and figure-flattering fit.
With the help of Etsy shop Vintage Marmalade, a similar look can be achieved. Check out this amazing vintage black dress from the ’80s, ready to wear:
A low back and slimming skirt are highlights! For more fabulous finds and lovely photos, check out the Marmalade blog.
’80s Bow Jewelry Is Back
Let’s revisit Sally’s ensemble–more specifically, the double-bow earrings she sports with her black dress:
Yes, bows are back! From Juicy Couture to Betsey Johnson, designers are incorporating ribbon motifs into their accessories, particularly earrings and necklaces. The fun part: many pieces have an updated take on the classic bow.
Check out these earrings from Etsy shop Sparrow. The dangling rhinestones and slick shape give them a modern edge, breathing new life into an ’80s style motif:
Their sparkle is the perfect compliment to a little black dress. For more vintage insights and irresistible treasures, check out Sparrow’s blog–Ephemeral Sparrow.
An ’80s New Year’s Eve Party
Mirror80 wishes you a HAPPY NEW YEAR:
Create your own ’80s-themed New Year’s Eve with ease. The streamers and confetti at most party supply stores have the sparkle and color of the ’80s! For a few dollars, you can have a little touch of ’80s at your party table.
Enjoy, and we’ll see you in 2011!
Love it! Fantastic job.