The cool factor about the eighty’s was that folks had lots of hair to work with. From jumpers, cardigans, trousers and jackets, to sneakers and equipment, every piece in this assortment retains a nostalgic really feel paying homage to the enjoyable, funky and rebellious kinds of 80’s vogue. Whether it was a perm, a rattail or a full-on mullet, the 80s wasn’t missing for silly hairstyles.
Sonnet Stanfill is curator of twentieth-century and contemporary fashion on the V&A. The common magazine cover girl all the time dressed to impress and added glamour to 80s night clothes with her pins coated in sheer black stockings and toes slipped into kitten heels for a night out at Studio 54.
Answer: No. The jacket, the easy black high, the purple lippie… However, it is the gobstopper necklace our magpie eyes give attention to. Joan knows the power unimaginable jewellery has in pulling together an outfit. In Desperately Searching for Susan, it was out in full pressure; the pop star’s free-spirit huge hair, lace gloves, and unapologetically glitzy jewels just about defined the decade’s vogue.
This black blazer’s received heavenly shoulder pads, a spherical collar and perfect length. Most well-known film scene, a preferred Halloween costume and a scene copied by many tv reveals together with Scrubs. If you do not have a lot to work with, think about getting a wig, there are a ton of cool ones around, check out the wigs beneath or Costume Box for some nice ideas.
From Americana fashion to D.A.R.E. gear, you’ll discover that our eighties accessories by no means disappoint. Adidas sneakers took the decade by storm, becoming popular among teenage boys and younger men; the Adidas sneaker was popularized by the Run-D.M.C. music My Adidas.