John Hughes films. Poofy blowouts. Skinny ties. Brat packs. Soundtracks heavy on the saxophone. Scripts about rich kids at high schools, rich kids going to prep schools, or rich kids at Ivy League colleges. It was the eighties. Madonna changed the look of half of the fashion. Ralph Lauren handled the other half. The Reagan years evoked narratives concerning class struggle. And our media reflected it all.
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