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Top Fashion Trends of the 80s

The 80s era had a style of its own. Though for most of us the style was not very appealing, it still managed to dominate a lot of youngsters. Even now the style reminds us of a lot celebrities who flaunted it well. The style included bright mixed and matched colors and over sized tee shirts.

A few styles to remember from the 80s

Shoulder Pads-

Shoulder pads were attached in most outfit to make the frame of the body look rectangular. For some reason clothes that didn’t require it also had it.

Neon-

Neon was seen everywhere. People mixed a lots of bright colors with neon. This combination was too much to understand basic color combinations.

Shirts with tee shirt clips-

Tee shirts were huge and oversized. The bigger the better and they were clipped with plastic clips to keep them from over-shadowing your outfit.

Tight stone-wash jeans-

Now tight means real tight jeans for both men and women. They used bleach on denim to to get a patchy shade of dark and light color. These jeans were ripped to get a punk look. If you were wearing one of these, you were considered to be cool.

Teased hair-

Hair had to look puffy. You either perm it, use a hair spray or fluff it up and you were the one. Madonna was a style icon of the 80s and women would copy her style.

Exercise gear and leg warmers-

People wore layers of sweat bands and tight leggings. This was something cool and trendy for them.

Jellies sandals-

Plastic was the material in vogue. Sandals were made of plastic and they used to squeeked.

Off-shoulder tops-

Off-shoulder tops and dresses were in vogue of the 80s. Every girl would want one for a party.

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