Continuing to evoke the nostalgia of yesteryear as discussed in Part 1, let us alight from the time machine into the 80’s and catch a vivid glimpse of what made the fashion quotient from 1980 to 2010.
While girls tried to be Madonna by stepping into glittery PVC jelly shoes with off shoulder tops paired with lycra fabricated frilly knitted mini skirts and leggings on, adorned with big pendant necklace, danglers and fingerless gloves , boys donned a rock star look like Michael Jackson with acid washed skinny Guess jeans, jean jackets and t-shirt accessorized by Ray ban wayfarer sunglasses.
Women asserted their power with oversized jackets with shoulder pads, rolled up sleeves walking high in wedges. Oversized tops with Stretch-Stirrup Pants fascinated the younger crowd. 1980’s was infused with bright colors which gradually faded to more subtle colors in the 1990’s.
Baggy or parachute pants of 80’s set the ball rolling for hammer pants of 90’s.
90’s saw youth with hypercolor t-shirt equipped with its color changing thermal technology pairing it with colored denims and reebok’s shoe pumping technology with slap bands on their wrist. Grunge and heavy metal look shrouded the youth who slipped metal chain accessorized wallets in their pockets. Mid 90’s overalls, scrunchies, skorts , nylon tracksuits haunted every girl’s wardrobe.
Vintage clothing saw use of garments with fabric scraps and remodeling new garments from old clothes.
Hipster fashion inspired braces, newsboy caps, hoodies became the favorite outfit of each teenager while Western shirts, bow ties, narrow neck ties, v-neck t-shirts, mismatched brightly colored socks, skinny jeans, paisley or geometric print shirts accessorized by retro eyewear.
Attire of females included , job skirts, 3/4 length sleeved shirts, pencil skirts, jean skirts, floral skirts with opaque tights, footless tights, dresses and Peter collared tops worn with belts, striped or polka dot cotton shorts and skinny jeans
With this, let us wrap up this blog post, expecting you to revisit our site to peep into the future of clothing that will very soon change your wardrobe. So stay tuned.