Throwback Thursday

Then and Now: The Motorcycle Jacket

Then and Now: The Motorcycle Jacket

Then: Motorcycle jackets were a total classic, even back in the eighties. In this February 1988 Elle France editorial shot by Hans Feurer, supermodel Claudia Schiffer is seen decked out in full biker-babe regalia, from the leather jacket to the bandana to the long, flowing […]

Then and Now: The Off-White Cardigan

Then and Now: The Off-White Cardigan

Then: In this August 1995 spread for Marie Claire, shot by Fabrizio Ferri, model Georgina Grenville lounges in a mostly-unbuttoned off-white cardigan and a gauzy skirt in a pretty shade of pinky-purple. Her wavy hair is casually tied into pigtails, her feet clad in flip-flops. […]

Throwback Thursday: The Cozy Sweater

Throwback Thursday: The Cozy Sweater

Then: Supermodel Claudia Schiffer looks totally comfy in this September 1994 Marie Claire spread, shot by Patrick Demarchelier. She’s totally rocking the whole understated nineties thing in an oversized white button-down, clunky brown ankle boots and the piece de resistance – an oatmeal-coloured, very cozy […]

Then and Now: The Lace Crop Top

Then and Now: The Lace Crop Top

In this November 1988 image from Vogue UK shot by Steven Klein, a model wears a long-sleeved, black lace crop top.

Throwback Thursday: Vogue UK, October 1986

Throwback Thursday: Vogue UK, October 1986

Then: Does anything say eighties luxury more than a full-length mink coat? It was the “more is more” decade, after all.  The particular coat in this photo, shot by Eddy Kohli for Vogue UK, is dyed a silvery blue and worth £8,000 – and that’s […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, October 1981

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, October 1981

Then: Watch out, boys! Model/actress Nastassja Kinski is coming to raid your closets. In this 1981 photo for Vogue by renowned photographer Richard Avedon, Nastassja strikes a pose in high-waisted pants, a white button-down, a tie, and best of all, a deliciously grandfatherly cardigan. In […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, July 1986

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, July 1986

Then: This editorial shot by Arthur Elgort for Vogue features a model in possibly the most eighties outfit ever. Gigantic earrings? Check. Oversized sweater in a loud pattern? Check. Hurried yuppie-on-the-go pose? Massive check. Now: Bring the striped shirt into 2015 with our On The […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, May 1984

Throwback Thursday: Vogue, May 1984

Then: Yes, minimalism did exist in the eighties! In this photo from Vogue shot by Eddy Kohli, a model rocks an oversized cream knit silk pullover with a white wrap skirt. Who says you can’t wear white with cream?  She accessorizes with silver bangles and […]

Throwback Thursday: Elle UK, April 1989

Throwback Thursday: Elle UK, April 1989

Then: In this 1989 Elle UK editorial shot by Hans Feurer, supermodel Claudia Schiffer wears an Armani suit in soft dove grey with an untucked white blouse. While this outfit’s not as bad as some of the ’80s looks we’ve seen, the blazer has some […]

Throwback Thursday: Harpers & Queen, December 1984

Throwback Thursday: Harpers & Queen, December 1984

Then: In this out-there, eighties Harpers & Queen spread, shot by Rudi Molacek, a model rocks a black, shiny maxi dress with a pink floral print. The long-sleeved dress is paired with loafers, intense pink eye shadow, and short, messy hair. Now: You can wear that dress’s […]

Throwback Thursday: Harper’s Bazaar, October 1995

Throwback Thursday: Harper’s Bazaar, October 1995

Then: In this photo for Harper’s Bazaar by renowned photographer Patrick Demarchelier (of “get me Demarchelier!” fame), nineties supermodel Christy Turlington is pure business chic in a black blazer and pants with coordinating accessories like thick-frame glasses. Now: We gave workwear a playful twist with our […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue Italia, July 1996

Throwback Thursday: Vogue Italia, July 1996

Then: You’ve got to give Italy’s fashion visionaries credit – they’re forward thinkers. The outfit model Amber Valletta’s wearing in this photo for Vogue Italia by Craig McDean – a plaid coat unbuttoned over a black button-down – wouldn’t be out of place on today’s […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue June 1983

Throwback Thursday: Vogue June 1983

Welcome to 2015! What better way to celebrate than by taking a peek into the past? Then: In this June 1983 Vogue editorial shot by Andrea Blanch, Jacki Adams models a belted, deep blue midi skirt with matching tights and heels, a crazy tartan turtleneck […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue UK December 1986

Throwback Thursday: Vogue UK December 1986

Then: Supermodel Yasmin Le Bon rocks black cigarette pants with slits in this Vogue UK editorial by photographer Bill King. The pants are given an oh-so-’80s twist, paired with a bright red blouse, matching red shoes and giant earrings. Now: Like Yasmin’s pants, our Sterling […]

Throwback Thursday: Vogue Paris December 1992/January 1993

Throwback Thursday: Vogue Paris December 1992/January 1993

Then: Nineties supermodel Helena Christensen curls up in a cozy oversized purple sweater in a Vogue Paris editorial shot by photographer Mikael Jansson. Doesn’t she look warm? She pairs the slouchy sweater with simple makeup and tousled curls. Now: Cozy up in a purple sweater […]