Happy Halloween from the staff of 605 Magazine and sister publication Dainty Obsessions! This year, we’re bringing some 1980s flavor to the holiday by channeling the decade’s movie icons with help from Michael Liedtke Photography.

Heathers (New World Pictures, 1988)


Alana Snyder, Publisher

Memorable quote:

Veronica: “I just killed my best friend.”

J.D.: “And your worst enemy.”

Veronica: “Same difference.”

Five essential pieces:

  • Oversize blazer with shoulder pads
  • Blouse
  • Pleated skirt
  • Big hair
  • Croquet mallet


Beetlejuice (Geffen Company, 1988)


Liz Long, Graphic Designer

Memorable quote:

Adam: “How is it you can see us and nobody else can?”

Lydia: “Well, I’ve read through that handbook for the recently deceased. It says: ‘live people ignore the strange and usual. I, myself, am strange and usual.’”

Five essential pieces:

  • Black wide-brim hat
  • Black dress
  • Black wig
  • Camera
  • Pale face makeup with dark under eye circles


The Breakfast Club (A&M Films, 1985)

Location: Main Library


Denise DePaolo, 605 Managing Editor

Memorable quote:

Claire: “Rice, raw fish, and seaweed.”

John: “You won’t accept a guy’s tongue in your mouth, and you’re going to eat that?”

Claire: “Can I eat?”

Five essential pieces:

  • Pink t-shirt
  • Brown calf-length skirt
  • Brown boots
  • Short red wig
  • Gigantic diamond studs


The Goonies (Warner Bros., 1985)

Location: Stogeez Cigar Lounge


John Snyder, 605 Director of Sales and Marketing

Memorable quote: 

Brand: “I’m going to hit you so hard that when you wake up, your clothes will be out of style! Hey Mikey!”

Five essential pieces:

  • Grey sweatshirt with sleeves cut off
  • Sweatpants
  • Red bandana
  • Sneakers
  • Chest expander  


Flashdance (Paramount Pictures, 1983)

Location: 605 Fit


Emily Swan, Dainty Obsessions Marketing Manager

Memorable quote:

Alex: “I don’t want you buying me anything. I don’t want you buying me, period!”

Five essential pieces:

  • Oversized grey sweatshirt with neck cut out
  • Leg warmers
  • Red pumps
  • Black leotard or spandex bottom
  • Curly brown wig


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