Style and Fashion 80s
The eighties of the twentieth century - this time all sorts of extremes: in the choice of colors, shapes and elements of costume and in his stylistic development. While at the same time there were competing with each other, several styles: "Disco" sporty, "military" and biker clothing, punks and rockers.
The main feature of the female costume of that time was the emphasis on the shoulders, shoulder pads is achieved by a variety of forms. Often massive shoulders also intensified fashionable sleeves "bat". Clothing was mostly straight silhouette, which, together with increased arms folded image of a confident strong woman. Often stressed waist belt and skirt had a length predominantly below the knee.
jackets have also become very fashionable among the women, who then wore skirts and trousers.
In a fashion also had a romantic blouses. This fashion has introduced Princess Diana. They are usually decorated with a tie, a bow or ruffles.
Style icon of the eighties in the Soviet Union was Raisa Gorbachev. That it was equal Soviet women took off her example. And for the fashionistas of other countries such example was the series "Dynasty", the style of women's costumes that captured the hearts of fashionistas at the time.
In the eighties were very fashionable skinny jeans-Varenkov that unzips before you sit down. Therefore, often we had all sorts of incidents.
The rest of the trousers were free, then in vogue, "bananas", which again become relevant.
Among young people especially popular was sporty. Just at that time, Jane Fonda became promote aerobics, so fashionable steel frontlets, leggings, wide shirts and colorful tights. Girls T-shirts bought a few sizes too big, and wore them with shoulder pads. In fashion it was also T-shirts decorated with the image of stars, bright pictures and cartoon characters.
Very fashionable casual shoes sneakers became the most brilliant and incredible colors. Even older men often wore shoes with cut-off cut-off socks with toes and backs with red stripes. In the USSR, these shoes are mainly produced on a custom-tailoring of plants that could produce shoes in small quantities for sale. And the most fashionable shoes were firm Adidas.
In the winter wore exaggerated coats and jackets and shoes, which was called the "Lunokhod".
is a characteristic feature of that time were neon colors. All clothes: jackets, blouses and elegant disco clothes was solved in neon colors such as turquoise, fuchsia, emerald green and other colors.
Make-up at that time was also bright, with all the eyelid up to the eyebrow used to be covered with bright pink shades. If the ladies could not find the right shade of shadow, they simply applied the shade of lipstick.
Hairstyles were so disheveled that they even jokingly referred to as "The explosion at the Pasta Factory." To create this hairstyle, you must have been very much to comb her hair.
The fashion craze also affected the music in the style of "rock". At that time in vogue leather jackets, leather jackets with studs.
Were successful as the eighties for designers, "Haute Couture". While Jean Paul Gaultier just created his famous corset, women's tuxedos from Yves Saint Laurent received his second birth, Christian Lacroix created his masterpieces "neo-baroque", and Azzedine Alaia came up with a very tight-fitting leather suits, for which he was immediately accused of is that it promotes the sado-masochism and then gave 1985godu "Oscars of fashion", calling it "the king of encirclement."
On the street fashion of the eighties usually respond unkindly, calling tasteless. And this is not surprising, because it can be called in one word: "excessive." Too big shoulders were too frank leggings, jeans too tight, too bright colors and very large clips. This list could be continued, but today again fashion designers are inspired by the fashion of the time, because it was impressive.