Bangle Bracelets

80's Accessories Jun 30, 2022

The 80s gave us quite a few memorable fashion trends, but none are more iconic than the bangle. Also known as “chunky bracelets,” these accessories can be spotted in nearly every vintage fashion catalogue, family photo, and even 80s reboots. So why were “bangle bracelets” such a popular 1980s fashion? Let’s explore the history and phenomenon behind this beloved pop…

Umbro Shorts

80's Pants Jun 30, 2022

Umbro shorts were a very popular fashion trend throughout the late 1980s and into the 1990s. Up until the mid-1980s, they were virtually unknown throughout the United States, simply because they could not be purchased at local department stores. However right around that time is when they exploded in popularity, and Umbro Shorts quickly became a staple of any athlete’s…

Cotton Sweats

80's Pants Jun 23, 2022

Although velour tracksuits were quickly becoming popular during the 1980s, almost everyone had at least one pair of cotton sweats in their closet. Throughout the 1970s and 80s, cotton sweats had become a college staple, transcending the gap from workout clothes to casual wear. Furthermore the cotton sweats fashion trend wasn’t just for adults, it was one of those 1980s…

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