It must be love–a love of ’80s style! Whether you enjoy reveling in Valentine’s Day motifs or you’re looking for some seasonal reading material, the blog posts below should pique your interest with their heart-filled content. Love through the lens of the ’80s was brighter, shinier and flashier. Not to mention super cute! Enjoy:
If only there were a music video that embodied the spirit of the room shown at the left… a room that housed an original Jim Dine painting complete with paint-doused hearts. A room showcased in The Decorating Book by Mary Gilliatt, an ’80s interior design classic. If that very room appeared in music video form, it would be “Let Me Be the One” by Expose. Bring on the ruffled party dresses, hair bows, and of course, the drama.
Why was merchandise so darn cute in the ’80s? From desktop supplies to picture frames, it was hard not to notice an abundance of hearts, dots and diagonal lines. Throw in a grid and a teddy bear and we’re in ’80s dreamland. Want a closer look at the cuteness? This post should do the trick.
In what other decade were girls of all ages weighed down with jewelry larger than their faces? Well, maybe a little smaller than that… but wow, was it flashy! Is there hope for reviving these pieces? Etsy and eBay think so. So does Mirror80. Take a walk down nostalgia lane with our gallery of silver delights, then brainstorm ways to give them a modern touch!
Read about versatile performer Stacey Q and enjoy the music video for her 1986 hit “Two of Hearts.” Not only is the video a tribute to romantic longing, it’s a fashion show of ’80s ensembles and hairstyles. Whether you favor up-dos, down-dos, beach wear or evening wear, we think you’ll find something you like here…
Listen to an ’80s Valentine’s Day song by none other than ABC, then get a closer look at some seasonal “His” and “Hers” mugs. Yes, they’re a set, and they’re puzzle-rific. Don’t forget those heart-shaped handles! Mirror80 wishes you a magical Valentine’s Day. Because love is not limited to romance. It’s something we all can enjoy!