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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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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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The Best 80s Winter Fashions

The Best 80s Winter Fashions

We’re in the middle of winter and for most of the Northern hemisphere it is a very drab affair. It didn’t always used to be this way, in the 80s neon and bright colors were a staple of the fashion, especially in winter. Fashion in the 80s often added accoutrements that were there for their own sake. Do your shoes need fat laces? Are moon boots practical? Do you need to wear a coat that makes you look like the michelin man? Probably not, but then again does winter need to be a dreary affair with an absence of flair?...

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80s Holiday Party Lessons From Trading Places

80s Holiday Party Lessons From Trading Places

Trading Places is a movie replete with lessons whether you’re on the up and up or down in the dumps. It also has one of the best Christmas party scenes in all of film, certain to entertain even the biggest scrooges among us. But before you head out to your respective New Years celebrations, remember the timeless party lessons from this 80s classic.   Come Prepared Sure we all go to holiday parties armed, how else do you avoid a lot of boring stories? But the point is to not have to use it. When you go to a party,...

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