80s Fashion

80s in Fashion for women Fashion Designer Sandhya Garg

80s in fashion

80s In Fashion for Women80s in fashion

The 1980s fashion was a decade for bold style, colors, and silhouettes. With trends spanning from ripped tights, big permed hair and biker jackets to polished oversized blazers and poof skirts, and style icons ranging from Joan Jett to Joan Collins, it was one of the most eclectic decades in fashionApparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance.1980s fashion placed heavy emphasis on expensive clothes and fashion accessories.  Women expressed an image of wealth and success through shiny costume jewelry, such as large faux-gold earrings, pearl necklaces, and clothing covered with sequins and diamonds.

The Good, Bad and Ugly of 80s Fashion

The '80s have gotten a bad rap when it comes to fashion — it's no secret that there were plenty of style lows (bad perms, leg warmers, stirrup pants, and blue eyeshadow just to name a few of the worst '80s style mistakes), but there were also some cute '80s fashion trends (yes, neon can be fun!). Now modern-day designers are embracing the decade by taking inspiration from the era of shoulder pads and big hair, but reworking the top 1980s trends in cool ways for 2019. Whether you're hunting for '80s costume ideas for Halloween or you're interested in incorporating some of the decade's hottest looks into your everyday ensembles, we pulled inspiration from recent red carpet looks to separate the good from the bad — and show you how to dress to excess in fresh new ways.

We ranked the most memorable style choices that helped define the decade. These are The 80 Greatest '80s Fashion Trends.

  • Acid Wash Jeans
  • Vans
  • Shoulder pads
  • Members only jackets
  • Bright Neon colors
  • Chunky Jewelry
  • Leggings
  • Animal Print
  • Lace Accessories
  • Swatch watches
  • Mickey Mouse Clothing
  • Kangol Hats
  • High-wasted jeans
  • Tracksuits
  • Coca-Cola clothing
  • Ruffled shirts
  • Mini Skirts
  • Puffy vest jackets

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