80’s Fashion Trends
80’s fashion was the era of stone-washed jeans, big hair, leg warmers and big pads shoulders which were one of the few eccentric styles you’ve experienced.
It was the career peak of Madonna, Cyndi Lauper and Boy George to name a few who provided new source of inspirations although some with the good, there comes the bad.
But the 80’s fashion didn’t just stay in the 80’s era because the 80’s fashion and style continue to come back and haunt us with the look that we used to laugh occasionally while reminiscing back the past.
Remember the puffball skirts, Leggings, leg-warmers or prom dress that have found their way back into the fashion scene in the recent years. Even the occurrence of acid washed jeans became acceptable clothing of distinctive style we’ve seen from celebrities nowadays.
And of course, the Leggings which undoubtedly, were one of the elements of the 80’s fashion that made a big comeback couple years ago and are widely accepted in the fashion trend now even with fashionistas.
Find below the 80’s fashion Pictures that were popular in that era
1: Acid Washed Jeans –
Acid Washed jeans are visible nowadays being worn by certified fashionistas like Victoria Beckham, Rihanna, Nicki Hilton, Fergie and Kate Bosworth to name a few. They are basically spotted bleach scattered all over your skinny jeans and were sort of a terrible fashion statement 25 years ago but this look is being embraced by lot of women that put the fashion statement impression away.
2.) Leggings –
The 80’s fashion were generally encased by leggings or leg warmers that has came back in many forms. Honestly, I love wearing leggings as they are comfortable with a touch of edge if being matched with tunic or long sweaters. As you can see, famous Hollywood stars love to flaunt their leggings and wear them to most events, from red carpet to the city streets.
3.) Shoulder Pads –
The appearance of big shoulder was very common in the 80’s fashion which give you a stronger look showing that women are equal to men in the workplace. And Posh come up with this style by bringing back the 80’s fashion with her stylish shoulder padded Balmain leather jacket. Victoria Beckham along with her equally fashionable hubby David Beckham has always come up well dressed in the spotlight.
4.) Neon Colors –
Anything that were bold in colors was the element in the 80’s fashion, remember the Reebook or Converse shoes which was popular in the 80’s and you have to thread them with neon laces plus neon socks.
We can see many celebrities parading in the spotlight with their skinny liquid spandex and therefore became a fashion statement that many woman young and old alike are trying to imitate this 80’s fashion.
6.) Jewelry- Madonna was considered as the fashion icon on the 80’s and lot of teen girls imitated her style. Chunky Gothic type jewelry, bracelets, necklaces were so popular in 80’s fashion as well as mini skirts which are still in the fashion landscape today. Generally, women wear gold and hoop earrings, charm bracelets particularly ones with gold charms.