It was in 1978 that one of the most recognisable and memorable films in the world was released, Grease. Staring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, the movie continues to influence us today.
With its famous soundtrack, adored characters, quirky catch phrases (“She looks too pure to be pink” – Rizzo; “Tell me about it, stud” – Sandy) and enviable wardrobe, it is no surprise that stage directors Thomas Kail and Alex Rudzinski have decided to turn it into a theatre production. Packed with an all start cast; Vanessa Hudgens, Carley Ray Jespen, Aaron Tviet and Julianne Hough take on the lead roles in what has been called a “spectacular performance” and a “must-see show!”
All the Grease buzz has brought back many influential pieces of the original wardrobe, with everyone wanting a piece of the past, here are some tips on how to achieve 1950’s high-school fashion while maintaining a modern twist!
These are just a few of the styles that made the movie a world wide phenomenon, kids everywhere wanted to be and look like their idols; Danny and Sandy, Kenickie and Rizzo, Frenchy… The pink varsity jackets, fierce pointy shades, frilly socks, pink hair and the list goes on. Get into the Grease feel this season, spice up your outfits with a touch of 50’s and hit the town!
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