This article is about the words you can use to describe the way fashion looks. In the article, it takes a nondescriptive such as cool and pairs it up with such words as “refreshing, snappy, clever and keen”. To use these words to describe fashion, it will help me describing the trend as I would if I were a fashion blogger. The link is a helpful guide to find words to to create imagery and to just be creative to describe 80s fashion.
With 39.3m Followers, Gigi Hadid has become a fashion icon as she works with high end brands. When scrolling through her Instagram, you can see how she displays them with bold colored jackets or even a metallic romper with a hot pink crop top underneath. In some of her recent posts she was wearing a blue silk set with flowers on it and I think this shows how 80s had been modernized. In her Valentino add she is shown with a bright red hand bag matching her nail polish, eyeshadow and dress to the bag. This matching trend is seen in 80s fashion which reflects one bright color being used from head to toe.
Bold colors, even bolder shoulders and a collection of animal prints were among the top trends spotted on the New York Fashion Week runways. Starting Feb. 8 to 14, which can only mean one thing, the go-go 80s. If you liked the 80s, you’ll love what’s headed to stores. Multicolored leggings and decorative stockings hit the runways in Alexander Wang, Tom Ford and Jeremy Scott as Tom Ford wins for the seasons over the top tights. The sharp shoulder has been another 80s trend that appears to have nudged it’s way back into the designers shows.
The Eighties are back as seen Autumn/Winter 2016-17 fashion shows. Many designers like Saint Laurent and Moschino have acquired the idea to experience with the 80s fashion. Vogue Italia, April 1987: “Bold frills, candy and bubble dresses. There is a playful feel to the shirt puffed up little dresses in silk taffeta cinched at the waist with a confectionary-style ribbon.” What I like about this article is that it refers to past articles in Vogue Italia’s in 1982, giving us an incite into how fashion was described.
When most people think of 80s they think of the the big hair and leg warmers, but not everything is making a comeback. Shoulder pads with fur and sequins are making an appearance this season. Also, music video fashion from the 80s influenced fashion because that’s all they had during the day, watching MTV. My mother said that the Robert Palmers song Addicted to Love displays skin tight black dress with sleeked back hair and heavy makeup. This article also gives examples on where you can find some of the 80’s popular trend and it also gives you an example on how you can wear these trends on the streets.
Think “bold, vivid and powerful”! The article focuses on how the 80s style that is approaching us includes a modern twist that will still give you nostalgia. “This year’s style includes modern and vibrant ideas as well as taking a leap back in time to some old loves.” During autumn and winter, fashion designers are bringing back colors with associate with yellow (aka warmer colors). Oversized jackets are a popular trend because of the variety of colors, patterns and the amount of styles you can wear them with. These trends will scream your name as the high shine, metallic and sequins trend will “add a little extra glitz to our wardrobes and outfits”.
The model Hedi Slimane is having a serious Bowie moment in the photo above during the Saint Laurent 2016 fall fashion show. “ The show was ode to the 80’s with one- shouldered minidresses, winged sequined shoulders and electric red and blue furs.” Sequins were prevalent with gold accents. On the models you can see how he inspired his clothing on 80s elements. My favorite outfit from the collection is the third photo that’s displays a model wearing a chic metallic dress covered with a bright red fur jacket.
Balenciaga, Valentino, Loewe and many more collections made Vogue.com’s best-of list from Paris. “The most successful shows were uplifting, thought-provoking, packed with detail and saturated with brilliant color combinations”. Vogue rates Balenciaga as as #1 spring show as he “smothered the body” in high glam 80s. Vogue is written much more sophisticated using a certain fashion language that was not shown in the first two articles. The Louis Vuitton show showed chic 80s fashion as he took these trends to a different level by reinventing the shoulder pads and the eyecathing fabric.
This guide will show you the most iconic 80s fashion outfits and style and how to wear the trend in a modern era. The writer of the article displays a love for 80s fashion as he or she claims that these maximal fashion trends are the best way to up your style game. What I like about this article is that it gives examples on how you can wear these stylish trends on the streets. “To wear this look in 2017, you need to know which elements from the 80s to bring back and how to balance their vintage appeal with more modern aesthetics”. “Using colour can be a fun and simple way to infuse a modern outfit with a 80s vibe” and “wear sequined styles during the day for a fresh take on the trend and one shoulder designs at night for a glamourous evening look.”
This article has both point of views: The Business of Fashion says that designers are losing the idea of fashion while multiple sources say that the 80s fashion trends are making a comeback. WWD declares that this trend isn’t going away anytime soon and as you read the article the writer displays an enthusiastic tone describing 80s trends. The retail analytic firm Edit is also predicting that the 80s style will make a comeback. Many designers were inspired by 80s colors, fabric, etc to personalize their recent collections. Business of fashion claims that designers are no longer interested with coming up with new trends and that there is a lack of innovation.