The High Top Fade

When the Thriller album reached the shelves of record stores all over the US, numerous African Americans (and not a few white guys too) felt the need to emulate the hairstyle of their favorite singer, Michael Jackson. Called the Jheri Curl, the hairstyle became easier to achieve when the Curly Kit made it possible to […]
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The Jheri Curl

Explaining to today’s generation the hair fad called the Jheri Curl can be a bit difficult, especially when they have read the Wikipedia article about it. The entry goes on and on about the chemical process of getting a Jheri Curl hair style and that can be a little strange to today’s youth hair styles […]
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Lacoste Shirts

For some people, the 1980s was all about punk and rebelliousness. But the decade was also marked by the reign of anti-labor leaders Ronald Reagan and Margaret Thatcher, when nighttime soap operas such as Dallas and Falcon Crest ruled the TV airwaves along with semi-documentary shows like Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Now this […]
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Jelly Shoes

Back in the day, jelly shoes were all the rage. But just because they aren’t as popular as they used to be doesn’t mean you can’t pick up a pair today! Jelly shoes are made out of a PVC jelly. There are a few theories behind why people started making shoes out of jelly, but […]
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