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Blondie - Debbie Harry - 70s and 80s Fashion Photos

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Back in my school days (yes, it was a long, long time ago!) many kids associated Blondie purely with lead singer Debbie Harry, although Blondie was actually a band, and a damn fine one, too. It's not hard to see why. After all, she oozed sex appeal and became a style icon, and many of her looks can still be seen on the high street today.

Harry's designer friend Stephen Sprouse can claim responsibility for many of those looks. He created every style you can imagine using denim, black leather biker jackets, camoflauge, wayfarer and aviator shades, pink and girly styles, nautical stripes, animal print catsuits - the list goes on!

I find it amusing that in 1998 Britney Spears caused controversy by wearing a school uniform for her video "Hit Me Baby One More Time". How quickly we forget that Debbie Harry had done this two decades earlier!

After forming in 1974, Blondie became pioneers of the punk and new wave scene. However, it wasn't until 197…

Awesome 80s Wall Clocks - How Cool Are These?

I discovered some very cool 80s themed wall clocks today while browsing Redbubble, and there are literally hundreds of amazing designs created by independent artists which I haven't seen at any other store. In fact, the choice is pretty overwhelming and I could cover an entire wall with these clocks - there are so many great designs.

If you just want go and view them all then here's the link;

80s Wall Clocks at Redbubble

Worldwide shipping is available and you can change your currency on the bottom right of any page.

To give you an idea of what's available, I created the montage above which is the ideal size for posting on Facebook. However, let's take a look at some more of my favourite designs that I've picked out below and just click/select the image to go straight to the item at Redbubble. The prices are actually very decent, too, with most of the clocks available for just £20.

By the way, you can choose from different frame and hand colours, too, which is not …

Gorgeous 80s Mugs We Found at Etsy

Whilst browsing Etsy a few days ago, I stumbled upon some gorgeous mug designs with an 80s theme. Now, when I discover something, I really need to share it with the world, otherwise it leaves me incredibly frustrated. So that's just what I'm going to do in this post. No, not get frustrated, silly - share some magnificent mugs. So let's get started...

Now, if you can resist the urge to buy at least one of these irresistible mugs then you are a stronger person than I am! I've already bought the abstract art mugs in blue and pink featured below, and I'm finding it incredibly hard not to buy one of the ZX Spectrum mugs I've also featured.

Choose Life Black or White Mug
We've all seen the "Choose Life" T-shirts designed by Katharine Hamnett for Wham! Well, how about a mug with the same block letter design? The original design featured black letters on a white T-shirt, but I also like the reverse colours design as featured above.
Abstract 80s Art Mug
I j…