Jody Watley – Flashback Friday “I Love The 80’s Strikes Back” 1987

I Love the ’80s Strikes Back is a miniseries and the third installment of the I Love the… series on VH1 in which various music and TV personalities reminisce about 1980s popular culture in a mostly humorous manner TV, Music and Film.The series premiered on October 20, 2003, and is a sequel to I Love the ’80s. The sequel designation is in the reference to The Empire Strikes Back.

Jody Watley gets a lot of love and props in this episode! 1987 being the year of her breakthrough hit packed multi-platinum self-titled solo debut. Featuring the multi format hit singles “Looking For A New Love” “Don’t You Want Me” “Still A Thrill” “Some Kind Of Lover”.

Style Icon Jody Watley In Classic Photo Of The Day For LA Eyeworks First Celebrity Ad Campaign

Vintage ad for LA Eyeworks 1988 one of the first celebrity centric campaigns featured an eclectic range of artists, actors and actresses with photography by Greg Gorman.

“I was blessed to be a part of so many firsts when I became a solo artist in 1987 – being featured in a few of the first “celebrity” ad campaigns which have now become a popular trend  – is still an honor for me opening the door a bit wider for other female artists who not only make great music but have memorable style.” – Jody Watley