5 80’s Trends That Have Comeback
If you were around in the 1980s then you are lucky enough to have lived in one of the most progressive eras in the fashion world. The 1970s brought us dull colors, and floral patterned clothing and almost everyone’s favorite dress looked like grandmas love seat. Then suddenly in the 1980s came along and boy was it colorful and big, big hair, big shoulders, big colors the transformation from dull and dreary to bright and flamboyant was extremely quick.
The 1980s saw big hair everywhere from television dramas to rock-stars. While the perm (permanent) was around a long time before the 1980s it was until entertainment icons such as Jon Bon Jovi, Barbra Streisand, Cher, and Whitney Houston were seen sporting the iconic hairstyle that it became a fan based trend, with men, women, and children sporting the hairstyle. The 2010s have seen a considerable increase in the perm again, may it be just a loose wave the trend is back kicking. Did you have a perm? Let us know in the comments below if you did.
Tracksuits became a number 1 selling an item of clothing throughout the 1980s, it wasn’t just for athletes any more men, women, and children were wearing these loose, comfortable clothing. The design was simple and a statement, this was the breakout point for such brands as Nike, Adidas, and Reebok. These companies and many more like them expanded into the world of fashion. Tracksuits have never really gone away. The classic designs have returned and more and more people are wearing the classic 1980s style.
The Fanny pack or Bumbag for our British readers. While some of us hang our heads in shame over actually having one of these handy bags that wrapped around our waist, these bags have started to become popular again, why we don’t know, maybe with the increase in phone size or gadgets people like to carry. These bags tho were really handy for day trips and vacations. Some designers have brought them back with some costing $2,000 upwards.
One of the biggest fashion trends of the 80s was ripped jeans, everybody had them. We spent hours sanding the fabric down into our own designs. Now in the 2010’s company’s are using laser technology to continue this fashion trend and bring it to the modern day era. It is an awesome way that lets people have full control over the design they wish to have.
Whoever had a pair of Ray-Bans in the 1980s was officially allowed to sit at the cool table, the classic Ray-Bans design has lasted throughout the 80’s 90’s and the new millennium. The Sunglasses/eye-wear has been around since the 1940s but really came into there own throughout the 1980s. An influx of Facebook posts in the mid-2010s with people selling the eye-wear brought the glasses back to the mainstream.
Did you have a pair? Do you still have them? Let us know in the comments,