1. In the late ’80s, the girl-group Kombinaciya was basically the USSR’s Bananarama.
Their look was saccharine girl-power with some serious ‘tude (check out the scowl on that one girl in the middle!). Much like with their Western counterparts, teased hair and windbreakers abounded.
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