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FLASHBACK 80'S GLAM

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1980s fashion had heavy emphasis on expensive clothes and fashion accessories. Apparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance. Women expressed an image of wealth and success through shiny costume jewelry, such as large faux-gold earrings, pearl necklaces, and clothing covered with sequins and diamonds.



Hair in the 1980s was typically big, curly, bouffant and heavily styled. Women from the 1980s wore bright, heavy makeup. Everyday fashion in the '80s consisted of light-colored lips, dark and thick eyelashes, and pink or red rouge (otherwise known as blush). Some of the top fashion Trends of the 1980s were minimalism, power dressing, Aerobics craze, bright colors and romanticism.

BRIGHT COLORS

Women's fashion in the mid-1980s became more colorful around 1984. Here are the new color palettes that are fresh this month.

Experimenting with bright colours can be a little daunting, making us stick to the usual grey-and-navy and camel-and-black combos. If you aim to wear more colour in 2017, there are a number of colour combinations that you might not have thought of that can look fresh and unexpected, and are bound to brighten your mood too.

Hot Pink and purple



Fuchsia and bright purple is a colour combination we would normally avoid (far too garish), but it can look seriously striking and is an excellent way to tap into the '80s trend. For those who love wearing colours, add a splash of aqua to the mix too.

Blue and Scarlet



At Céline, models wore two shades of blue with pops of bright red—even just a scarlet sock would do. So you can start small. This is a colour mash-up we want to copy straight away.

ATHLEISURE

The fitness craze of the 1970s continued into the early 1980s. General women's street-wear worn in the early 1980s included ripped jeans, leotards, tights, sweatpants, and tracksuits. And so has the time come to repeat the history again. This month is all about preppy, hip-hop, street wear and normcore.



Side-stripe trousers have made their way in and out of the spotlight over the past few years, but due to an influx of grown-up athleisure-inspired attire hitting the market ,it seems there’s no better time to invest in these statement trousers .



For the uninitiated, it's all about embracing sportswear as part of your everyday look. Instead of wearing it to the gym, you sport it on nights out, to brunches with friends and even to the office. If you're a little hesitant about this trend, take baby steps. Wear a smart jacket, wide-leg trouser and finish off your look with a pair of Adidas sliders.

For a casual-but-smart everyday look, give your pleated skirt an edge with a classic pair of Stan Smith trainers. We defy you not to fall in love with this outfit.

NEW ROMANTIC

New Romantic was a new wave and fashion movement influenced by punk attire that occurred primarily in British and Irish nightclubs as a backlash to council estates during the early and mid 1980s.



The New Romantic style favored streaky bold eyeliner, spiked hair, clothing designs that referenced historic eras, and celebrations of glamour. Since frills are romantic, let the romantic ruffled blouse do its work with classic black trousers . It's almost everywhere now!
You can also try Boyfriend jeans for a casual look. It will save your ruffled shirt from looking coquettish, so balance the two out.

The new hemline is the perfect romantic for this month. Try out frills and ruffles for bell bottom pants, trousers and denims as well and lead the mid-week romance!

MINI SKIRT

Spring has a way of making us feel flirtatious—rock this weather with shorter hemlines—which explains why we’ve fallen for a certain mini skirt that is all play and no fuss.



Whether swathed in a seasonally appropriate print or rendered in a fresh hue, the bouncy ruffled skirt is perfectly feminine and universally flattering, too . It's a nice start to celebrate glamour this month!

PREPPY

In response to the punk fashion of the mid-late 1970s, there was a throwback to the late 1950s Ivy League style. This revival came to be definitively summarized in an enormously popular paperback released in 1980: the official preppy handbook.



These are some of the best preppy outfits and fashion ideas you can try out the next time you want to don a new look. The new jumper hack inspired from 80's.



It is the newest street style trend to follow!









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