Leisure Suits

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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.

The Phone Booth

The Phone Booth

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?

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Mood Rings

Mood Rings

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.

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