August 10th, 2010

Nelson - Siblings

Nothing flatters the human form quite like Z Cavariccis.

(submitted by Steve)

107 Responses to “Nelson”

  1. bettycastro says:

    Cool, AC Slater pants!

  2. BMN says:

    I thought they were both boys because of the shoes.

  3. Yoli says:

    Did I say they were both boys? My bad, I meant the one on the left is my husband and the one on the right is his twin sister Joette. She is very beautiful as well and is married to a great guy named Tino….but unfortanetly she is still stuck in the 90′s.

    • JerseyPam says:

      Yoli, you got me in trouble with this comment…your mother in law chastises me on the next page for thinking they were not both men. I’m gonna go kick my own a** now, hope you’re happy.

      Just kidding, my fault for not getting the joke. Please apologize to your MIL for me.

  4. Yoli says:

    Ok Ok the jig is up! They are boys! I should know, I’m married to the one on the left and YES, he did grow up to be very handsome….although we did have to have a fashion talk when we first started dating…

  5. Tom says:

    Hey, I LOVED these pants. In 1989 I had a black pair, a white pair and a blue denim pair. These looked sharp with pointy toed black leather boots. I miss that whole era very much. Loved the mullets, Cavariccis, parachute pants and ice washed denim. Hey, it’s a whole lot better (IMO) than what we have now with white suburban boys trying to look ghetto with pants half hangin off their butts and everything all baggy. Cavaricci’s were baggy, but in a good way, with pleats and tapering. A very well made quality product. If Cavaricci were smart, they’d re-introduce these pants. All over the internet people are searching for old pairs and even Ebay doesn’t seem to have any left.

  6. emily says:

    is it just me or do they look like kristen stewart?

  7. Marsha says:

    I didn’t know Justin Bieber had a twin.

  8. Debbie Gibson's Evil Twin says:

    Boys. I would have had a huge crush on the guy rocking the black/dark blue combination and would have worn my cutest Limited miniskirt/sweater with matching legwarmers/high heeled pumps combo to catch his eye.

  9. Mike says:

    They look like they belong in Cheap Trick!

  10. Liz S says:

    I think these are androgynous/ MTV/ Duran Duran style boys- look at their huge hands and their shoes! They have great hair,though, and I would have gone out with either of them in the 80′s with my own huge hair and Candies shoes and Merry-Go-round outfit.

  11. marilee says:

    I think one is a boy, and one is a girl. Could the poster of this photo please clear this up? It’s PAT!

  12. kath says:

    Hilary Swank(s)?

  13. j-lu says:

    I sold the most McD’s chocolate bars in my class to get a No Uniform Today card (NUT card) in 7th grade to wear my Z Cavs. When I finally saved the $86 and strutted (nay, sailed on roomy thigh-surplus denim) to the schoolyard, I realized that even wearing the coolest outfit possible was awkward when everyone else matches in plaid. I wish I had a picture of the epiphany…

    I think these are both girls for sure and I think they look fantastic. A Z-buddy! That’s all I would’ve needed… First Cav Division of Cool! Yeah, clearly I haven’t made it very far since.

  14. Kazz says:

    Okay…very funny guys, but I’d like this page back from my 1988 high school yearbook.

  15. momof2 says:

    I hated those pants! I wore similar ones, of course, since they were “cool”, but I hated them! BTW – they are both boys! If they were female, the hair would be MUCH bigger!!

  16. What the Frack?! says:

    The chick on the right is hot!

  17. carol says:

    Oh yes, I had those pants. What were we thinking!? Amazing what we’ll do in the name of fashion.

  18. Snowrider says:

    Nelson? I don’t get it….

  19. Leigh says:

    Erm, just need to point out that these guys(?) are not sporting the mullet, they just have long hair. Which they apparently curled. Guy on the left has slicked down his sides, probably with loads of mousse.

    The true mullet is short up front and into the sides (business) and long in back (party).

  20. amber says:

    Tegan and Sarah?

  21. Tina says:

    2 guys….I bet today they are very attractive!

  22. G says:

    The sad, sad fact is that this cut for pants is making a resurgence in Europe right now (plus some almost even worse variations). I live in the metropolis of Amsterdam and they are EVERYWHERE. Since America is usually a little behind on fashion trends all I can say is, guys, brace yourselves: they’re on their way.


  23. Empress says:

    Looking at the hands, I’d say the one on the left is a guy and a girl is on the right.

  24. Sassy says:

    The most awkward thing about this picture is that I used to dress like this… and I thought I was the s***.

  25. Marigen says:

    Two pretty girls….what? They are not girls???? Sorry, my bad.

  26. Olivia says:

    So, are they boys or girls? I really can’t tell.

  27. Deb says:

    I’m getting Lost in [Their] Eyes. I’m going to be Right Here Waiting for them. Wait, is this burning an Eternal Flame? Sorry, it would take More Than Words to express how devastatingly attractive I would have found these guys in 1989-1993.

  28. LoveThisSite says:

    I’m so…confused.

  29. Emelgee says:

    I disagree. Zubazs were the bomb.

  30. Alice says:

    I actually remember refusing to buy these for my daughter because I thought they were so ugly… she had to save up her allowance to get them! But I knew what they were in this picture before I read the caption! Worst jeans ever manufactured, bar none.

  31. Amy says:

    Double your pleasure. Double your pleats!

  32. Jamie says:

    Can someone explain? I just don’t understand.

  33. catherine blair says:

    I am confused about the gender on this one… HELP!

  34. Jaded Eyes says:

    Chess King called, they want their outfits back!!

    • Leti says:

      OMG! I worked there in the 80′s…hilarious now…but we were so cool back then.

      • Carla says:

        Merry Go Round & Cignal sold these pants. I worked at the home office in Joppa, MD. I was there until the last day when they shut the doors. :( Such a cool place to work for. Warehouse sales ROCKED!

    • RBX says:

      I remember another store in the mall called Zachary’s that sold Z Cavs. (And I remember one of my lame friends tried to convince me that Zachary’s was pronounced zuh-CAR-ees.)

  35. Stephanie says:

    Am I the only one wondering if these are boys or girls??

  36. Rebecca says:

    Girls. The belts are definitely women’s belts. Plus, check out the direction of the shirt buttons. Men’s button the other direction.

  37. Jennifer says:

    Mahahahahaha, my husband was wearing those in his senior picture… now thats a picture that should be on this website…

  38. deedee says:

    shore are some “pretty” boys….or are they girls… the hair….

  39. Melissa says:

    I think those are Outback Red pants from The Limited. I had soooo many pairs of those in the 80s…!

  40. David says:

    Oh man! I used to LOVE my Zs!

  41. Melissa G. says:

    Wow! What we wore that we thought we looked oh so cool in. Total fashion don’t.

  42. Spring says:

    I want to see the “after” photo.

  43. Lybb says:

    Are these males or females????? Or one of each???? Or none of each???????

  44. JerseyPam says:

    Meet Pat and Chris…the androgynous twins. They’re handsome AND beautiful.

  45. Joe says:

    I think the one on the left qualifies as a mullet…

  46. Rachel says:

    holy crap, infamous Z Cavarricci pants, with mullets and a vest no less.. wow.. add some parachute pants into the mix and I’d say welcome back 1986!

  47. Coll says:

    I think I have the word for the look of these pants, especially on really thin guys: Zootschwitz – halfway between Zoot Suit and Auschwitz.

  48. Kristi says:

    Mc Hammer Jeans?

  49. thesachsgirl says:

    Hey man, Z-Cavs were awesome!

  50. Laura says:

    Wow those are some sweet bangs! They are definitely rocking those pleated pants. Some serious business going on in the front and the party is sneaking over the shoulder.

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