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How Chick Flicks Influence Different Fads: Flashdance & the 1980s

Monday, May 5th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 1 Comment »

In the early 80's, the movie Flashdance generated a whole movement in the fitness industry. Jazzercise classes popped up in towns from coast to coast. Women of all ages flocked to these classes. In ...

Is romance dead, dying, or just sleeping for a while?

Sunday, May 4th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 2 Comments »

I was watching television (big surprise there) when I came across some rather bad reviews on the newest romance-inspired chick flick: Made of Honor, starring Patrick Dempsey (of "Grey's Anatomy" fame, though he's also recently starred in Disney's Enchanted) which ...

The Little Black Dress: Random thoughts on Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008 Posted in Posts | No Comments »

Few actresses, or films for that matter, are as iconic as Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's. This picture birthed a minimalist style that women clamored for in the 60's, and continue to mimic today. Audrey's large dark Sunglasses and ...

The Fashion, the Attitude, the Teen Culture of the 90’s

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 2 Comments »

Do you remember a time when the schoolgirl look became hip? When girls ran to the malls to buy super short A-line skirts, knee-high stockings, and a pair of stacked-heeled penny loafers? Some of you might be too young ...

From the Big Screen to the Streets: Fads

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 Posted in Posts | 1 Comment »

Fads are a huge part of culture and many times they are influenced by media. In particular, one movie that had a some what large influence on fashion fads was "Legally Blonde." In the movie, the lead character Elle Woods ...