80's Flashback Party

The 80s. A very colorful era. My girlfriends and I decided to throw a Post-Valentine Party last Friday with our partners in tow. We dressed up, after rummaging our closets (some in the New Yorker store) for something that could closely resemble an outfit in the 80s.

{Photo Credit: Monique San Gabriel}

I've written posts, from time to time, regarding our formed friendship  and of our love for throwing themed parties - almost monthly, where each one brings something. Last month, our friend Princes cooked for us a seven-course meal as she demonstrated her cooking prowess at the same house, while we wined and dined at the nicely decorated table setting.  Formally dressed. Yes, gowns, suits and all, bossa nova music, fresh flowers and candles.

{Photo Credit:  Monique San Gabriel}  Margarita Mix / 80s style by Tintin & Gail

 Fun loving and crazy -That's what we all have in common
Normally, we'd prepare a meal from scratch
This time, we wanted a relaxed no fuss weekend at Gail's place. 
Our host prepared bite sized meals to keep the conversation going at the table. 
The party extended till dinner where we ordered pizzas and a bucket of chicken goodness. 

Mini foodie with our favorite cheese curls
Mini Lasagna / Gorgeous couple- Miami Vice inspired
{Photo Credit: Monique San Gabriel}
Makeup and hair:  The hardest part was getting the hair done.  It was my husband who taught  me how to do it, after he found me with a hairbrush completely stuck in my hair (unable to get it off)  in the middle of hairspray fumes. He laughed hysterically and showed me how it's done. The other ladies achieved the hairstyle effortlessly. 

{Photo Credit: Monique San Gabriel}
Music: 80s tunes played continuously throughout the evening. There were occasional moments where we'd freely and openly dance like no one was watching and we'd start laughing at ourselves

80s: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
I just wanted to share a slice of our fun loving craziness.
Would love to have you all join the fun.
Have a great Sunday!
XOXO,
Arni

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13 comments

  1. Oh my goodness! This looks like so much fun! I think you all look GREAT :) My hair is MADE for the 80s - it's frizzed, volumised and ready to go!

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  2. That looks like so much fun!!! I love a good dress up party!

    Great post!
    Alicia
    Lattes & Lacee

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  3. Looks like a wonderful time was had by all! I love the fact that your husband helped you with your hair! Where would we be without them?

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  4. This looks like so much fun! I love the crazy makeup, and the food likes way tasty. :)

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  5. Loveeeee this idea ! You guys looked so cute : )

    xo,
    Cindi
    Breakfast at Cindi’s

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  6. Great color - especially on the donuts! Gotta love the eighties!

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  7. Party sounds like so much fun and you girls look fantastic!!

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  8. Ohh I'm so jelous of your theme party that's sounds amazing and the 80 son from Cindy Lauper is great, even after the hair incident.
    I bet you had the best time.
    Xxx

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  9. Totally awesome! I grew up in the eighties!! Crazy hair, neon colors and Madonna! :)

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  10. Oh you ladies all look totally fab! Count me in next time you do this

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  11. That looks like a ton of fun!!! I love 80's dress up.

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  12. Woow...Is seems like a really fun party!! The food seems delicious! and your outfit was really great hahhaha..
    Dubai is amazing! I pass the last New Year´s Eve there :)
    xoxo
    www.laotracolumnadecarrie.com

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  13. Looks like you all hit the nail on the 80's head.

    Having friends like this is a great blessing.

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