It Goes to 11 — 80's Comedies

Back to School, 80s Style!

Back to School, 80s Style!

Whether you're a high school senior, a college super senior, or a senior citizen who graduated long, long ago... the month of September still conjures up a "back to school" nostalgia... the textbooks, the lockers, the cafeteria food, and of course, the school clothes.  Some of our favorite back to school styles are (clearly) from 80s high school movies.  Let's take a trip down memory lane, shall we? Footloose (1984) When a hip kid from Chicago moves to a small rural town, we are treated to the best of 80s rural and urban high school trends combined.  Favorite style moments include:...

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The Most Legendary Hairstyles of 1980s Film

The Most Legendary Hairstyles of 1980s Film

The 80s were a time of bold moments in hair history--big volume, mullets, Jheri curls, and hairspray, hairspray, hairspray!  Here at Found Item Clothing, we love to remember the iconic shirts spotted in our favorite 1980s films... but we also love the wild and wacky hairstyles that dazzled us through the decade.  Read on to see if you remember any of these legendary looks! 1) Darryl Jenks in Coming to America (1988) Nothing says "Hi, it's the 80s" quite like a Jheri Curl mullet!  Eriq La Salle plays Darryl Jenks, the layabout heir to the Soul Glo fortune--the very product...

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Lordy, Lordy, Guess Who's 40!

Lordy, Lordy, Guess Who's 40!

Forty years ago, Reagan was president, MTV was born, and Mario started climbing ladders in Donkey Kong.  A movie ticket cost less than $3.  Dial your brain cells back to 1981, crack open a New York Seltzer (also born in 1981), and see if you can guess all ten of these freshly over-the-hill films!  1.  2.  3. 4.  5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Think you got 'em?  Check your answers here! 

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The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

The Future Ain't What It Used To Be

As a SciFi fan, I've always been interested in near-future fiction because it's much more relatable to our experiences than far-future events like Star Trek. In the Star Trek Universe, society is far more humane, we travel to the stars in no time at all, and we no longer use money (except for Harry Mudd, who is always trying to get rich for some reason). This is all well and good, but give me some gritty near-future movies that show us as we might be in just a few years. The problem with the near future is that it rapidly becomes...

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Going to a 1980s Beach Party? Here's What to Wear, and What NOT to Wear!

Going to a 1980s Beach Party?  Here's What to Wear, and What NOT to Wear!

So you're headed to a Beach Party and want to look your best, but with all the styles from all the decades out there, your head is spinning.  Well, never fear, we've scoured 1980s cinema for the best beachy style tips--and faux pas to avoid--to make getting beach-ready a snap.  Read on to party on...and see you at the beach!    There's a lot to learn from Weekend at Bernie's: DO: Embrace twinning!  The beach is always better with a buddy...and it's a great place to show off your breeziest BOGO scores!   DON'T: Bring heavy accessories!  Socks, gold watches, and...

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