When mom wanted “a nice picture” of us back in the late 80s and 90s we had to get all dressed up and sit for a portrait shoot at a department store like Sears or J.C. Penney, or a photo studio like Boyd Anderson.
We put up with the dorky picture session to please our parents, but not-so-secretly the cool kids (mostly girls) really wanted to get their picture taken at Glamour Shots.
This mall portrait studio phenomenon started in Dallas back in 1988, but by the 90s they had a location in seemingly every mall in America, and kids who didn't have a Glamour Shots pic felt left out.
Part of what made Glamour Shots so popular were the style consultants who helped you pick from one of six style categories:
“1. Spontaneous; 2. ‘Can't wait to be touched;’ 3. Tailored; 4. Elegant; 5. Bold; and 6. Other. Please describe.”
I'm guessing this lady chose number six and said "Give me the DEVO".