Friday, January 20, 2012
How Young We Were, How Young
This is me around 1982, a theater major at Kent State University. Black on black was more or less my uniform; a lot of dance clothes and ripstop track pants. I remember these particular pants - they were awesome! They had zippers running the length of the outseam, revealing bright purple fabric when you unzipped them. Of course, they were pegged at the ankle. I cannot tell you why I am wearing such bright white sneakers.
My hair color was Sparkling Sherry and I had on a slathering of Biba eyeshadow. Remember those little pots of eyeshadow in wondrous colors that you could buy at Paul Harris? I must have had 40 of them on my dresser in a big ceramic bowl. Now I want to tell that girl, "A little less eyeliner, honey! You're 20!"
Other fashion highlights from this party's photo reel include poodle perms, macrame vests, high-waisted jeans, and lots of very big glasses (which I had taken off for the photo).
By the way, Biba has recently come out with a very limited makeup line which looks kind of fabulous. Of course, they are only available at the House of Fraser, but what the heck - they're on sale! Color me tempted.