The Mimeograph machine - you knew it by the smell…Read More
In the 1970’s the polyester Leisure Suit was THE fashion staple that every man wanted to have. From the boardroom to the boardwalk, this ubiquitous attire could be seen on young and old alike. Leisure Suits could be found everywhere, and in every colour - from bright orange to powder blue (a 1970’s era favourite) to the once-popular avocado green, believe it or not.
The Leisure Suit era reached its apex in 1977 when John Travolta became the pinnacle of style wearing one in his famous pose from Saturday Night Fever. After that, fashion moved on to more practical - and more appealing-looking options.
Who knew that there was a time in the future where "developing" pictures was no longer a thing? In the blink of an eye and with a digital snap of a button, selfies, landscapes and family images could be captured, viewed saved - or deleted - in an instant.
There was a time when this thing known as a “phone booth” offered many options to normal folks and superheroes alike. It allowed us to take shelter from the storm, to make a call in private and, in the case of Clark Kent, offered an impromptu yet functional change room at the side of the road. What’s not to like?Read More
Like its ‘70’s counterpart the Pet Rock, "Mood Rings" burst onto the jewelry scene, enticing those who wanted to know how they - and people they cared about - were feeling at any given moment. Containing a thermochromic element such as liquid crystal, Mood Rings changed colour based on the body temperature of the person wearing the ring.Read More
In the latter part of the 1990's, “Girl Power” was the name of the game and the strength of the female will was never stronger.
Formed in London in 1994, Scary Spice, Sporty Spice, Posh Spice, Baby Spice and Ginger Spice were the wannabe icons of young girls and young women everywhere.Read More