Teenage Helena’s melting my heart. Such good style!
Series: Threads Ahead
Youth style from the past meets fashion on the street today.
Chloe Sevigny, 1992
Before receiving the coveted ‘It Girl’ title, Chloe Sevigny was just another kid ditching school, taking the train into Manhattan to hang out in Washington Square Park.
Australian teen-centric fashion mag, Dolly was chock full of fashion, advice, knowledge and advertisements (duh).
Nicole Kidman, age 16
Shock of red–a very young Nicole Kidman in 1983–poses for a fashion spread in Dolly, the Australian teen-centric fashion mag.
Moroccan Teenage Girls in Traditional Dress
This teenage bride is wearing traditional Fezzi golden robes and head pieces to her wedding in Fez, Morocco, in 1984.
Palm trees and high waters–blend into so-cool LA mid-1960s style, featuring dashes of skinhead, mod and ivy league looks.
In the late 1940s American girls (and boys) spice up Heidelberg, Germany in an unruly mix of saddle shoes and lederhosen.
The Fourth Sex: Adolescent Extremes
Letter in memory of River Phoenix, who died in Hollywood outside The Viper Room Night Club on 31 October 1993.
Glamour gals! Check out these senior year ladies dancing to Prince at their 1991 prom.
Back in the day most teenage girls knew how to sew (and well).