Zubaz Pants

By the late 1980s, the sartorial craziness of the decade seemed to mercifully fade away. Fewer people were wearing neon, everyone’s tennis shirt collars were turned down, and the suits for men and women stopped looking so boxy with the oversized shoulder pads. But the zaniness of 80s fashion had one last gasp. Before grunge […]
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Stretch Stirrup Pants

If you take a look back at 1980’s fashion, you’re likely to come across stretch stirrup pants. These pants look like regular leggings but they have a strap that goes around the heel so they stay in place. They are also very colorful and come in many different designs, some with a huge waistband, others […]
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Spandex

If you were around in the 1980’s, you would have seen an awful lot of spandex wherever you went. Spandex was something every cool kid wore, and as well as looking good, it was comfortable too. Before 80’s rock stars began to dress in spandex, it was primarily worn by dancers and wrestlers so they […]
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Ripped Jeans

During the 1980’s it wasn’t uncommon for people to be seen wearing ripped jeans. This phenomenon was one that you won’t see much of today, but for a while it was the thing to wear. Jeans could either be purchased already ripped, or you could damage them yourself, as long as the holes were big, […]
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Parachute Pants

Parachute pants somehow became one of the most fashionable items to wear during the 1980’s. this item of clothing was also known as ‘Hammer pants’ and were associated with and predominantly made popular thanks to MC Hammer, a successful 80’s rapper.   These pants were very different to anything else on the market at the […]
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Mini Skirts

During the 1980’s mini skirts were considered to be the height of fashion, and were worn by many women everywhere. A mini skirt is defined as a skirt that has a hemline that sits far above the knees and is usually no more than 10 centimeters below the wearer’s buttocks, and has a hemline that […]
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Leg Warmers

Leg warmers were incredibly popular in the 1980’s, and just about every young girl and woman had the privilege of wearing them. Leg warmers were worn on the lower legs and helped to keep them warm. Originally worn by some dancers, it was thought they would keep the leg muscles warm. While there has never […]
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