Summer is drawing to a close, but we won’t let it slip away without reveling in some seasonal ’80s fun. Mirror80’s summer posts will keep you cool! Enjoy:
1980s Interior Design: Golden Girls Style
To the Golden Girls: Thank you for being a friend by inspiring us with your Miami-chic interior design. Your living room is what happens when resort decor and tropical accents combine to create pure magic. We love your rattan furniture, cane chairs, and over-the-top bedroom wall coverings. To Mirror80 readers: Check out this post for ways to integrate Golden Girls glamour into your own home.
Club Tropicana by Wham!
This music video combines true summer favorites: ’80s nautical fashion, tropical resort footage, and George Michael repeatedly tipping from his raft into a luxury pool. The piece plays a bit like a short film, with varied locations, plenty of comedy, and an ending with a twist. Cheers!
Memphis-Milano Meets Dessert
Enjoy a cool summer treat inspired by the colors and patterning of Memphis-Milano design. Ice cream and sprinkles combine to evoke the eye-catching motifs of ’80s design collective The Memphis Group. Enjoy these shots of high-end ’80s decor, then enjoy a tasty dessert!
’80s Hotel Style: A Look Inside the 1980s Television Drama Hotel
Haven’t had a chance to get away this summer? Escape to San Francisco’s fictional St. Gregory Hotel, courtesy of the ’80s hit drama series Hotel. Decadent interiors, elegant fashion, and the occasional pool party highlight this post, as well as a couple of DIY ideas to add some glitz to your own abode. Don’t forget James Brolin and Connie Sellecca!
Make a Splash With ’80s Style: Fashion and Interior Design Inspired by the Movie Splash
Yes, Splash is a movie about a mermaid who comes to New York City in search of the man of her dreams. But if you step back from the enticing premise and notice the fashion donning our charming main characters, as well as the spaces they inhabit, you’ll see some awesome examples of ’80s style. With the help of Etsy shop owners, you’ll then find a way to integrate this style into your wardrobe and home!
Captain of the Ship: Yacht Rocker Fashion
Kenny Loggins. Boz Scaggs. Hall and Oates. They are yacht rockers, or musicians whose smooth tunes graced our radios in the late ’70s and early ’80s. Their sounds may have been smooth, but their stage presence was anything but low-key. Check out the fashion sported by these dynamic performers!
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