’80s clothing iconography has many fashion atrocities: ladies’ jackets with shoulder pads fit for a linebacker and businessmen in glaring “power ties” that should have had radioactivity warnings. Sweatbands were considered hip if you can imagine, and the spandex stretched from coast to coast. But those of us who lived through that decade may remember a calmer period.
The American dream is on full display in Lee Isaac Chung’s semi-autobiographical film Minari. Costume designer Susanna Song’s commitment to the project was as personal as it was professional.