The decade that was truly, truly, truly outrageous. Brought to you by BuzzFeed Rewind.
Elle magazine, leader in fashion and style, has compiled a tribute to the 1980s in a fun, informative and colorful book that will set one musing on what was en vogue in days past and influencing fashion a la mode.
Creations of major designers Azzedine Alaia, Jean Paul Gaultier, Karl Lagerfeld, Yves Saint Laurent, Issey Miyake and Thierry Mugler are featured, revisiting trends brought to life by the greatest fashion leaders of our time. Photos from the legendary fashion photographers of the decade, Gilles Bensimon, Pamela Hanson, Jean-Baptiste Mondino and Oliviero Toscani, among others, bring the decade to life.
Elle Style: The 1980s further traces the history of that memorable decade by highlighting noteworthy cultural events, popular music and overall fads. See for yourself how fashion and pop culture are influenced now by the 80s, and how “old” is continually re-creating itself.
“Elle Style: The 1980’s” documents the decade that produced the most fanciful fashions of the 20th century—leg warmers and all. — The Associated Press
If you danced to Boy George and Frankie Goes to Hollywood, you’ll enjoy this book celebrating fashion of the 80’s. — Dallas News
Where to find a copy: Amazon.com