It Goes to 11 — 80's Movies

Christmas is Scary!!!

Christmas is Scary!!!

Some people call it "the most wonderful time of the year."  Well, we're here to dispute that.  Christmas is, in fact, terrifying.  Take Santa, for instance.  Maybe he's not quite the holly jolly character we've been led to believe.  First of all, he's got surveillance on you all year.   And he's racking up quite a rap sheet, with millions and millions of breaking and entering charges.  To top it all off, he's a homicidal maniac (see below), and also steals cookies! We've been digging through the vaults of 1980s holiday films, and our worst suspicions have been confirmed.  From evil...

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Halloween Costumes Perfect for Sitting on the Couch

Halloween Costumes Perfect for Sitting on the Couch

Maybe you're too old for trick-or treating.  Maybe you're afraid of crowds (agoraphobia), clowns (coulrophobia), or going out at night (noctiphobia).  Maybe you just want to keep that Halloween candy all to yourself!  Whatever your reasons, sometimes you just feel like chilling on the couch. If you're a slacker in real life, or just enjoy playing one on Halloween, have we got a treat for you!  We've found some of our favorite reclining characters from the 70s, 80s and 90s, and created some easy-to-follow costume guidelines to help you create the couch-sitting costume of your dreams. Get Halloween-y while taking...

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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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