I love almost everything about the ‘80s. I was born in 1980. I love new wave and synthpop. I’m obligated to love movies like “Adventures in Babysitting,” “Howard the Duck” and “Dirty Dancing.” And, while I still have a genuine love for jellies (in every glitter-infused color), I suppose I also have to defend other staples of ‘80s fashion.
In 1996, I was a sophomore in high school. Of course I thought I knew everything about…well, everything. Actually, that’s not entirely true. After giving it two minutes, I recalled something I didn’t understand back then and, admittedly, I still don’t understand it to this day. Of course, I’m talking about the lyrics to “Wannabe” by the Spice Girls (you know…girl power and all of that).
It was her time to shine; the moment when the world would sit up and acknowledge her as a future queen.