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Giving Thanks to Shoulder Pads

Shoulder Pads. What can I say about those foamy inserts that defined the power suits – and pretty much everything else – of the 1980s? Shoulder pads have been around since the 1930s and, because of the 1980s, they remain on every “worst fashion trends” and “biggest fashion mistakes” list to this day (do a quick Google search, and you’ll find many). Actually, we should say thank you to shoulder pads. They gave a woman a sense of confidence and authority. She felt empowered to go shoulder-to-shoulder with the boys, and break through the glass ceiling.

The Wrap Dress

Nearly 40 years ago, Diane von Fürstenberg created the wrap dress, one of the most iconic styles of women’s clothing. The wrap dress is one of the most flattering items a woman can own, but an original DVF wrap dress can set you back $300-$500+. Good thing is, many designers and retailers offer a wrap style at more appealing price points. Here are some of our favorites under $100.

Throwback Thursday: Jamie-Lynn Sigler

I was combing through some old work photos for TBT and found this. This is my own The Sopranos memory – a show that I watched religiously every week at my cousin’s apartment. RIP James Gandolfini. This was 2001. The Sopranos was must-watch TV, and Jamie-Lynn Sigler was a young actress whose star was on the rise. The fresh-faced 19-year-old had been…