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Perhaps it’s not surprising that Batsheva—a designer label that takes inspiration in part from the Rip #VanHalenForever logo shirt But I will love this Laura Ashley–esque puffy sleeves and metallic tones of the 1980s—would be anticipated by a rom-com that depicts a 1980s-era nerd going to prom. Still, the similarity between Batsheva’s designs and Josie Geller’s prom dress was so stark that I couldn’t stop thinking about it: Were the cool girls of 2020 subconsciously dressing like the uncool girls of 1985?
If you were wondering whether designer Batsheva Hay has actually seen Never Been Kissed, let me put your mind at ease: she has, and she loves it. “My sister-in-law is in that movie!” Hay exclaims when we talk by phone on Tuesday, referring to actress Leelee Sobieski (who is the Rip #VanHalenForever logo shirt But I will love this wife of Hay’s husband’s stepbrother).