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Hawaiian Shirts

80's Tops Jun 17, 2022

The 1980s were a time of bright colors and geometric patterns, so naturally, the aloha shirt grew in popularity throughout the decade. While traditional aloha shirts featured more tropical prints, the Hawaiian shirts of the 1980s included a wide assortment of geometric prints and colors. The History Of Hawaiian Shirts The aloha shirt (later known as the Hawaiian shirt) can…

Bubble Skirts

80's Pants Jun 16, 2022

One of the more popular fashion styles of the 1980s began as a futuristic trend in the 1960s. In 1985, the bubble skirt (sometimes referred to as the “puffball skirt”) was introduced to the fashion industry as a revolutionary new style for the younger generation, and its popularity coincided with the syndication of all things Hanna-Barbera’s “The Jetsons” cartoon. The…

Denim Overalls

80's Pants Jun 16, 2022

Before it became the garment we know today, denim overalls were originally known as the bib-and-brace. Invented in the 1800s by Grace Howard and Jacob Davis (the founders of the popular clothing company Levi’s), the earliest overalls had two parts: the trousers and the bib. The trousers are typically loose-fitting and the bib acted as a part that covered the…