What Desperately Seeking Susan Got Right About Fashion

Desperately Seeking Susan (1985) Photo: ©Orion Pictures Corp / Courtesy Everett Collection   It’s difficult to shake the 1980s these days. This week, the decade is being the celebrated at BAM as part of its film series, “Punks, Poets & Valley Girls; Women Directors in 1980s America.” One of those directors is Susan Seidelman, whose films Smithereens and the more…