We already brought you part one of our list of the top 80 best ’80s fashion trends, and now we’re back with part two! Check out 10 more hilarious and amazing fashion trends from the 1980s that you either totally forgot about, never knew about, or can’t believe you didn’t invent yourself. You might be surprised by what you see!
Number Seventy: Dookie Chains. Dookie chains were those gigantic gold chains that people wore to let other people know just how cool they were. In reality, dookie chains accomplished just the opposite.
Number Sixty-Nine: Scrunchies. Scrunchies were yet another accessory designed to match the sparkly outfits worn by women all over the world in the 1980s. Just make sure to put your ponytail right on top of your head for maximum scrunchification.
Number Sixty-Eight: Giant Earrings. One of the most impractical trends of the ’80s, huge earrings were both painful and overbearing.
Number Sixty-Seven: Shoulder Pads. Shoulder pads were often worn by women who wanted to look more powerful in the office, but really, they just look ridiculous. Own your feminine shoulders, ladies!
Number Sixty-Six: Vivienne Westwood. Westwood was highly popularized in the 1980s for her eclectic punk style. Anarchists and punks alike could wear Vivienne Westwood and feel like they were really sticking it to the man.
Number Sixty-Five: Spandex. Spandex everything was popular in the 1980s, which is great if you want to leave practically nothing to the imagination. Spandex might be popular for women today, but thankfully it’s not so popular with men anymore.
Number Sixty-Four: Silk Shirts. Another highly impractical trend, the only purpose silk shirts served in the 1980s is to show everyone just how much you really sweat.
Number Sixty-Three: Gucci. Gucci was worn prolifically in the 1980s by rapper such as Rakim and Eric B. Gucci sweatshirts were especially popular.
Number Sixty-Two: Skinhead Style. London in the 1980s was covered with people dressed like skinheads – Fred Perry polos, MA-1 bomber jackets, and tight Levi’s jeans with suspenders.
Number Sixty-One: Airbrushed T-Shirts. What better way to commemorate your friendship than by getting matching airbrushed t-shirts?! Airbrushed t-shirts were a great way to look customized and “cool” in the 1980s. Stay tuned for our next installment of our list of the top 80 best ’80s fashion trends, coming soon!