Shoulder Pads & Diet Coke

Well slap Rebena with a velvet glove!   Here are 3 slices of pink-hot Toronto fashion from the ’80s, captured on videotape and forever destined to haunt the acrid memories of those who lived through them.


The Eaton Centre aka the Centre of the City is a place where Toronto’s fashion congregated and retail outlets from Simpsons to Stitches sold on the best and worst of the times.


Yeoman panty providers Whisper managed to capture the essence of 1986 in a mere 30 second television commercial. (Yes, Rebena’s stairs do that!)


GWG sought fame on the back of rising hockey god Wayne Gretzky, who actually found much more infamy and street cred in the decade with his playground friendly Joey Moss PSAs.