That’s it eight­ies, we’re done with you, fi­nally

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much in Richard Cur­tis’ screen­plays (Brid­get Jones’s Di­ary, Not­ting Hill, Four Wed­dings and a Fu­neral, and Love Ac­tu­ally).

At the West­field down the road, a Vin­tage Vin­tage pop-up store will sell you a boot­leg Tommy Hil­figer jumper for $250. At a global level, Hai­ley Bieber has sin­gle-hand­edly con­vinced all of us that ugly sneak­ers, branded dou­ble denim and over­sized coats are a look.

The harsh re­al­ity that a lot of 80s films we placed on a pedestal haven’t aged well makes cut­ting ties eas­ier again.

Ear­lier this year The Break­fast Club’s Molly Ring­wald wrote about the un­com­fort­able ex­pe­ri­ence of re-watch­ing the film with her 10-year-old

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