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Pleather Pants – What Were We Thinking?

August 13, 2010

Pleather is the slang term used to describe synthetic leather made out of plastic. The term was coined by Amy Bach who was working for a fashion designer in New York at the time. She needed a way to market this new fabric and created the term from plastic and leather. The term pleather is […]

Overalls – One Up, One Down

August 6, 2010

Alright. Who had them. You know you did. I had them twice in my lifetime. Once as a toddler in my mother’s Osh Kosh phase and then again in 1991 when overalls made their gigantic comeback. I can probably guess the overalls became popular when they were seen on a few popular teen TV shows; […]