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The History of Popular-Crowd Brands Over the Years. An investigation into the joy and pain of fitting in: With this series, we’re exploring the pathologies, hierarchies, and quirks of female socialization from high school to the workplace and beyond.

The History of Popular-Crowd Brands Over the Years

Since time immemorial, there has been a popular crowd and a corresponding, much larger unpopular crowd in American high schools (and if you don’t think that division exists, then you were probably popular yourself). What better way to delineate the difference between the haves and the have-nots than through fashion? Whether it’s a tiny crocodile on the breast of a polo shirt, a casual-cool velour sweatsuit, or a chain of one-size-fits-most clothing, here’s a look at the signifiers of the high-school halls’ elite over the past three and a half decades.

Juxtapoz Magazine - 1990s Russian Youth by Lisa Sarfati. These rare photographs of 90s nyc nightlife will make you want to party. Earlier this month, storied downtown hangout The Mudd Club hosted a reunion and rummage sale, where attendees could nab a slice of New York nightlife courtesy of Kim Gordon and Debbie Harry.

these rare photographs of 90s nyc nightlife will make you want to party

But if you missed the chance to time travel through Lou Reed's trash and treasures, Beyond the Limelight -- a new exhibition chronicling nocturnal NYC in the 80s and 90s -- will transport you back to an era before bathroom selfies. Opening today at Miami's Museum of Fashion, the exhibition pairs photographer Tina Paul's rarely-seen images of Amanda Lepore and vogueing legend Willi Ninja after dark with some of museum founder Keni Valenti's favorite club-ready looks. Queens and queers: The rise of drag ball culture in the 1920s. While watching a screening of Paris is Burning hosted by the Smithsonian Latino Center, I was entranced by the dazzling participants as they competed, fiercely owning the floor in their glamorous gowns.

Queens and queers: The rise of drag ball culture in the 1920s

Twenty-five years ago, this famous cult documentary captured the lives and culture of African American, Latino, gay, and transgender communities involved in New York City drag balls. Fiorucci. Raveheart: inside the 90s world of tartan techno. "I just died in your arms tonight…" Midnight on Friday at Tek 2000 in Hamilton.

raveheart: inside the 90s world of tartan techno

The vintage rock strains of Cutting Crew are speeding, pitched-up and condensed over distorted 180 bpm kick drum. A hefty MC in saggy grey tracksuit and baseball cap lumbers about the stage offering a barely discernible stream of rhetoric. The classic rave scenario, perhaps. Yet close your ears and this could be a house club. The bar is packed. Todas las fiestas de méxico: más raves como en los noventa. Hace unos meses mi amigo Temores (QEPD) hizo favor de enviarme a mi mail un flyer de un rave al que lo habían invitado.

todas las fiestas de méxico: más raves como en los noventa

Lo abrí emocionado pensando que sería una gran fiesta a la que iríamos juntos -otra más- pero en cuanto terminé de leer el texto de la invitación me quedé frío. Esta vez no sonaba nada divertido. No por que el DJ fuese malo, si no por que básicamente eso llamado rave ¡¡era todo lo contrario a un rave!! In search of river phoenix's thrift store mystique. Our favorite writers muse on their muses as we bring back the "My i-Con" essay series for the second year in a row.

in search of river phoenix's thrift store mystique

From Grimes to Grace Jones, read every heartfelt ode to personal style here. An Excerpt From David France's 'How to Survive a Plague' On the first of December, three decades after the disease first hit the city, the New York City AIDS Memorial will open at ground zero of the epidemic — St.

An Excerpt From David France's 'How to Survive a Plague'

Vincent’s hospital in Greenwich Village, now closed, where patients once flooded the rooms and spilled out into the surrounding corridors, turning the genteel facility very suddenly into a kind of war zone. ¿Cómo se hace un paper? Mary Quant. Mary Quant (Londres, 11 de febrero de 1934) es una diseñadora de moda británica.

Mary Quant

Su nombre adquirió fama internacional en la década de 1960 con la creación de la minifalda.[1] Representó una moda informal para jóvenes y sus modelos se difundieron a gran escala. Su estilo sencillo y colorista, identificado por el símbolo de la margarita, contrastó con la seriedad de la moda imperante. La escena rave de los 90s capturada en más de 20,000 imágenes.

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La escena rave de los 90s capturada en más de 20,000 imágenes

Photos of nineties kids in their bedrooms. Larry P.

Photos of nineties kids in their bedrooms

You can thank Aaron Spelling for Adrienne Salinger’s amusing and poignant images of mid-1990s teens hanging out in their bedrooms, which were collected in a 1995 book called In My Room. In a recent interview with Huck Magazine, she noted that I actually worked on that project for a long time. I started it on the West Coast, when I lived there, just out of frustration at the ways teenagers were being depicted. Because this was before the internet, this was before computers, and our reliance on television was huge. Every picture is accompanied with some testimony from the subject about his or her own life. It was about three years after I had taken the initial photographs, and you know what’s interesting? “1990 Never” By Kale Neville.