Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Is neon coming back?

When I was in 8th grade I dressed like this:

I'm actually blown away that google images found this picture for me.  I used to have that exact windbreaker.  At the time it was probably my favorite piece of clothing ever.  I had baseball caps in fluorescent pink, green, and yellow.  Tennis shorts in all three of those colors as well.  A lot of the credit has to go to Andre Agassi and Nike, which were pretty much the two coolest things going.

Nike Air Tech Challenge II (1990)

  But it wasn't just me, in the late '80s/early '90s people everywhere wore neon.  And now, twenty-some years later, I have a feeling it may be coming back, and again I wonder if Nike is the culprit.  In the last few weeks I've seen women everywhere wearing neon shirts and shoes while jogging.  That's how it starts, just creeping it's way back in, one small niche at a time.  Next thing you know we'll be back to this:


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