The film Grease, which starred Olivia Newton-John as Sandy Olsson was an awesome hit, and very successful in the box office. And whereas most 80s fashion was cool, but the puffy sleeves and parachute pants want to remain in the eighties. New Romantic model and guyliner are two of our very favorite things to come out of the 1980s style scene. The ’80s had been about flaunting it. Dressing for power by day and sin by night time was the secret. From hello-high pale to Jheri curls and from Mohawks to flattops, you could possibly see each and every sort of coiffure within the 80s.
Large shoulder pads let folks know you were severe, they informed them you meant enterprise, and it wasn’t unusual for folks to wear two pairs of shoulder pads at anybody time. It wasn’t lengthy before girls’s suits after which shirts had been made with shoulder pads already inserted. These ” energy fits ” had been fashionable in Britain from the early Eighties until the late Nineties.
In her ” Like a Virgin ” part, thousands and thousands of young ladies world wide emulated her vogue example that included brassieres worn as outerwear, enormous crucifix jewellery, lace gloves, tulle skirts, and boytoy belts. She was an inspiration for the gothic trend trend that began in the early 1980s. Eighties style in Britain, America, Europe and Australia had heavy emphasis on costly clothes and fashion equipment.
But some girls weren’t snug showing a lot leg, or others couldn’t wear quick skirts at work or faculty attributable to costume codes. Hair was heavily styled, generally crimped and infrequently voluminous (teased and permed to the limits!) and make-up was bold with clashing colors – almost like face paint. Commercially made slim-becoming fits, skinny neckties in leather-based or daring patterns, striped T-shirts, Members Only jackets , clubwear , metallic cloth shirts, cat eye glasses , horn rim glasses with brightly coloured frames, androgynous neon colored make-up, 35 and pristine leather jackets had been widely worn.
Striped tube socks and footwear like Converse All Stars and Vans combined with darkish coloured denims and brightly colored t-shirts turned trendy by the top of the decade. Made the Katherine Hamnett “GO GO” and “Choose Life” t-shirt famous by wearing them in the video for the 80s hit single ‘Wake Me Up (Before You Go-Go)’. Ripped skinny jeans, worn band t-shirts, leather and denim jackets and those multi-colored Mohawks signified the craze of Punk Music (The Sex Pistols and Weapons N’ Roses).