It’s been a long while since I’ve updated the Mirror80 Society6 shop, but I wanted to add some new images as cyber week gets underway. I’ve got big plans for the coming months, including offering a collection of photos from the last 10 years of blogging…
So this is weird Thanksgiving, isn’t it?! Let’s hear it for 2020. While today’s table was styled for a Thanksgiving-themed post, the wall behind the table is the current state of my interior.
Welcome to the 2019 Mirror80 Gift Guide! Let me start by saying that I truly believe the Holiday Season is about much, much more than shopping. For me, the annual gift guide is a chance to take a look at some of the amazing ways that 1980s style is alive and well in both authentically retro and entirely new items.
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.
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…
What does it feel like to walk through a dead mall? It’s a complicated blend of nostalgia, sorrow and magnificence. There’s no greater reminder of your own mortality than to see your childhood literally crumbling to the ground. Yet in the case of Sunrise Mall in Corpus Christi, TX, it’s hard to wallow in the loss of a magical era when tropical plants are green and thriving, and reflective surfaces are shining with sunlight.
When it comes to large numbers of gorgeous retro design photos, Tumblr is where it’s at! When I started this blog 8 years ago, there were very few ’80s design images online. I would’ve given anything for the treasure trove of beautiful scans and screen shots we have at our fingertips today! That’s why this post is dedicated to highlighting 10 of my favorite Tumblrs for retro design inspiration.
Today’s post was inspired by Iconique’s latest video for their self-titled disco track, “Iconique”!! If you’re not singing within the next five minutes, you haven’t watched the video! We’re talking about a heavy dose of ’70s/’80s style here, so keep reading as we explore a wonderfully creative, neon take on disco.
Today I’m happy to announce a new series on Mirror80. Ever wanted to immerse yourself in a specific retro motif or aesthetic? Today we start with colorful geometry that channels a party vibe.
‘Tis the season for pastels! With winter soon giving way to spring and Valentine’s Day around the corner, reveling in soft candy colors has never been sweeter. First up: a palette featuring confetti, cotton candy, and a hint of stardust sparkle.