Pictures of the 80s fashion



Pictures of the 80s fashion
1980s Fashion History

By Pauline Weston Thomas for Fashion-Era.com

˚

1980s Fashion History.  Corporate power dressing, big shoulders and hair.  Romantics.  Princess Diana’s influence as a fashion icon.

1990s Fashion History and Millennium Dressing Down.

Lifestyle in the 80s economy boom. Meanings of advertiser's acronyms such as YUPPIE and DINKY.

Business fashion history - Women dress for success in the perfect suit for the corporate ladder.

Mass market effects with the return of occasion wear.

Fashion history influences of the 80s including, Dynasty and Dallas, big hair, gold, glamour and glitz. 

Shoulders and shoulder pads. 1980s Fashion also featured,  big shoulder shawls, Doc Martens, trainers, low heeled pumps, innovative hosiery and colour coordination.

An explanation of 1980s Romantics.

 Fashion history influences including clubs, designers and pop groups. The swashbuckling pirate look.

 `

1990s fashion history features include the romantic dresser. Romantic ball gowns and the meringue wedding dress influence. 

The Princess of Wales adopted big shoulders and stole the 80s as a trendsetter.  She became the clothes horse ambassadress of fashion and led the way for the 1990s 'pared down' style.

Dressing down for the millennium. Less becomes more. The 1990s fashion for long line jackets, trouser suits, subdued colours and petticoat dresses.

Oriental influences. Classic clothes. Fine knitwear, Pashminas, mobile phones, Lycra, Devore silks, velvets and brocades. Shimmer, iridescence and glitter.

Millennium fashion influences including a trend for wearing revived fashion history styles by reusing vintage fashion.

Designer labels.

 Global marketing, shopping. American designers including Donna Karan and capsule dressing. Colours, leg wear and the near future.

Ebooks

Fashion-era Forums

Now closed

Funny Pictures

If you like this page then please share it with your friends

 

Fashion-Era.com

Fashion-Era.com looks at women's costume and fashion history and analyses the mood of an era. Changes in technology, leisure, work, cultural and moral values, homelife and politics have all contributed to lifestyle trends which influence the clothes we wear. These are the changes that make any era of society special in relation to the study of the costume of a period.

Fashion-Era.com can take no responsibility for the information above and any outcome which may cause you error, loss or costs incurred from use of the information and links either directly or indirectly.

This site is owned, designed, written and developed by author: Pauline Thomas and Guy Thomas.

ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Fashion-era.com reserves the right to add or delete information, graphics and links.

Copyright © 2001-2014 on all content, text and images in Fashion-Era.com. 

If you write to me for help with costume/fashion or information please first consider if you are prepared to make a payment to the website.  Make the payment for Pauline's help with questions here.   Please use the extensive sitemap which lists everything.  Please DO NOT write asking me for homework help, more pictures or extra information as I DO NOT provide this. 

Fashion trends and costume historyHome  Sitemap

Pictures of the 80s fashion 13
Retro fashion pictures from the 1950s 1960s 1970s
Pictures of the 80s fashion 27
Dress Up In '80s and '90s Movies-Inspired Costumes
Pictures of the 80s fashion 50
3 Easy Ways to Dress 80s Style (with Pictures) - wikiHow
Pictures of the 80s fashion 62
13 Hairstyles You Totally Wore in the '80s Allure
Pictures of the 80s fashion 84
Fashion news, advice and pictures The Guardian
Pictures of the 80s fashion 11
80s Costume Pictures - Like Totally 80s
Pictures of the 80s fashion 92
Pictures of the 80s fashion 98
Pictures of the 80s fashion 74
Pictures of the 80s fashion 70
Pictures of the 80s fashion 32
Pictures of the 80s fashion 2
Pictures of the 80s fashion 28
Pictures of the 80s fashion 71
Pictures of the 80s fashion 99
Pictures of the 80s fashion 73