It's Friday night in 1988. You turn on the radio. Taylor Dayne's "Tell It To My Heart" segues into "Need You Tonight" by INXS. Hot. A full night awaits — dinner, dancing — and you've already sprayed yourself in Lou Lou. But what are you going to wear?

Some options, from the 1988 Sears catalog: A satiny tuxedo jacket replete with lace bustle, paired with tapered pants. Or perhaps you prefer a dress in cascading shirred nylon?

More options: Short and poufy taffeta! Some with awesomely puffy sleeves!


If those juniors outfits aren't sophisticated enough for you, try a slinky 2-piece polyester charmeuse number in pale pink. Sweeter than a wine cooler.

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