Some fashion designers abandoned history, some borrowed from it, while others tried to design the future. Designers abandoned all convention — and their creations were interesting to say the least. The early 80s were somewhat subdued in color, where we see a lot browns and tans and oranges.
Turns out OTT '80s fashion trends, like puffy sleeves, ruffles, and shoulder pads, are more fashionable that you thought. These 30 styles from the decade are making a modern comeback—both on and off the runway. Most commonly associated with Juicy Couture, velour popped up on sweaters and tracksuits everywhere in the '80s.
The s were such a simpler time. Reagan was in the White House, the Internet was relegated to underground military bunkers, and computers were the size of your living room. Fashion was also at its most bold.
The s were a decade of bold style, colors, and silhouettes—permed hair included. With trends spanning from ripped tights and leather to polished oversized blazers, and style icons ranging from Joan Jett to Joan Collins, it was one of the most eclectic decades in fashion. And like it or not: the '80s are back in full force.
The s was a decade of excess — including over the top style. While many of the fashion trends from the era are seen as too outdated to wear now, there are a handful of trends that have made their way back into fashion magazines, runways, and malls across the USA. Don't think you can pull it off?
I love that you printed a letter from a year-old with a physically painful crush on Patrick Swayze, and I love the first line of your response. But most of all, I love you for the colorful hide-your-dirtypillows-ladies fashion spread on pagesinventively titled. Are you ready for the 80s?
Apparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance. Women expressed an image of wealth and success through shiny costume jewelry, such as large faux-gold earringspearl necklacesand clothing covered with sequins and diamonds. Punk fashion began as a reaction against both the hippie movement of the past decades and the materialist values of the current decade.
Ahhh, the '80s. A magical time where the size of one's blazer could only be bested by the volume of one's hair. Celebrity fashion during this decade was inarguably glorious, and we're rounding up the best of the best.
Jump to navigation. Mom couldn't believe her eyes. When he reached home, his hair pushed in tightly at the sides and rising in little curls on top, was she mad.