This summer is all about escaping into the ’80s! Today let’s escape the heat with a tall glass of iced tea. Not artisan tea. Grocery store tea that you steep in boiling water, then pour over ice and garnish with lemon!
Your Guide to the Ultimate ’80s Summer
Maybe it’s the upcoming premiere of Stranger Things’ third season…doesn’t this summer feels like the perfect time to dive back into the ’80s?! It’s that giddy feeling of waiting for the season’s biggest blockbuster, and filling the time with your very favorite things while you count down the days.
Retro Heart Motifs
Happy Valentine’s Day!! It’s a strange holiday, isn’t it? While it’s easy to ignore the day and dismiss it as a commercial nightmare, there’s just something about the imagery that can’t help but channel an ’80s feel.
’80s Restaurant Food Trends…
There’s nothing like the junk food kids had at their fingertips during the Decade of Decadence, but there’s something extra special about the high-end dining experience created by chefs experimenting with beautiful presentation.
Bring on the Holidays…
Who’s winding down for Thanksgiving? Or maybe winding up?… Yes, the holidays are about to kick off, and I wanted to check in and wish you and yours a great start to the season. Plus, I’d love to let you know what’s in store for the blog over the next month. Keep reading for details, along with a slew of decadent photos!
An ’80s Halloween Music Video Playlist
Happy Halloween season, Everyone! Since we’re a little over a week out from the big day, I thought it was time to update the ’80s Halloween playlist I created two years ago. While this collection of music videos leans New Wave and a bit goth, there’s a little something for everyone in the mix…
The Blob vs. The Pumpkins
Happy fall, Everyone! Each year I style a Halloween photo shoot featuring a pumpkin project with themes such as “terrazzo” and “iridescent”. This year’s Halloween shoot is inspired by the 1988 remake of The Blob, along with current trends in art and still life photography.
A Mirror80 Giveaway!
Just a quick note to let you know Mirror80’s fall newsletter is up and running! To celebrate the opening of Mirror80’s Society6 store, I’m giving away a tropical palm pouch to one lucky newsletter subscriber…
The Mirror80 Shop
I’m excited to announce that Mirror80 is now on Society6!! You can find wall art, stickers, pillows, laptop sleeves and much more. The store is in its beginning stages but will be expanding in the coming weeks. Today I’m highlighting a few items that will encourage you to keep a summer state of mind all year long…
A Back-to-School Playlist
It’s back-to-school season… The good news: you’re never too old to revel in the magic of ’80s campus movies! Everyone went back to school in the Decade of Decadence. Whether you were a spazz, a dork, a geek, or Rodney Dangerfield, you had a shot.