Young people who didn't live through the 70s like we did keep trying to bring elements of the 70s back into the fashion realm and they don't understand why we "older" folks resist this. Yeah, I too have been drawn to the hip-hugger look and high boots and even peasant tops. But I have my limits and here's exactly why...
See this post by 15 Minute Lunch blogger, Johnny Virgil.
He describes stumbling upon a 1977 JC Penney Catalog that illustrates why the 70s are equated with horrendous taste. What the hell were we thinking buying this stuff thus encouraging the fashion industry to keep going in this direction? Now it is clear to see why even the 80s fashions were viewed as a significant improvement!
The post includes not only a large number of laugh inducing photos but the author's commentary is priceless. His post drew over 240 comments. I guess it's hitting a good nerve. Enjoy.