"Number 2," the front says, and that's one way of putting it.

This sums up the decade: country-fied smotheration, with old-timey touches and broad modern strokes. Thi was the way chic people wanted to live.

It's a nice reminder that people who are regarded as having "good taste" are often just followers of what the tastemakers tell them.

How bad was it? Let's take a tour.