May 1988 Fashion Etc.: Beaches, Bathing Suits & Natural Beauty

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It’s about to be summer, which means it’s time for us all to look at some swimsuits, photographed in a tropical locale (St. John in the Virgin Islands, to be precise). Bright colors? Black? Some all-white dresses? All represented. Catherine also lets you in on the secrets of how models always look so perfect in magazines (it’s all kinds of sorcery). Then you can go ahead and plunder your household pantry to make some natural masks and tinctures for your face and hair. We’re also talking haircuts, hair dye, a whole mess of ads, Sassy Club, Christina’s turn in the Diary spotlight, and much more. Put on your whitest dress, try not to spill a Coke on it, and join us!

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00:00:00 Hello, It's May 1988 00:04:01 Fashion: Cover 00:06:08 Fashion: Island Life 00:11:05 Fashion: White, White, White, White, Whitest! 00:14:11 Fashion: Dare To Bare It! 00:15:52 Beauty: How We Make This Girl Gorgeous 00:20:55 Fashion: What Next 00:25:10 Beauty: Real Natural Beauty 00:32:55 Beauty: About Face 00:35:47 Beauty: Then & Now 00:38:34 Sassy Ads 00:53:42 Sassy Club 00:57:25 Magazineyness: Diary 00:58:24 Magazineyness: Say What 01:01:08 Magazineyness: Inside Out 01:03:10 Goodbye For Now

Episode Notes

William Garrett Photography
Body Glove Throwback Time After Time swimsuit
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Pam critiquing handbags on Twitter
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Vintage Bonne Bell Lip Smackers
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Sea & Ski
"Whatever Happened to Sea & Ski; Once the Nation's Most Popular Suntan Brand" at BrandlandUSA
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"Toni Collette To Make Directorial Debut With Film Adaptation Of Lily King's Novel 'Writers And Lovers' For Topic Studios" at Deadline