Remember those notoriously goofy family photos we used to take back in the eighties? Well the 1980’s TV family ‘The Goldbergs’ has pretty much outdone most of us with this epic awkward 80’s family photo.
This was the look if you weren’t into punk, hard rock, heavy metal or surfing. Many businessmen and “preppy” guys wore this type of haircut as well.
I don’t believe I’ve seen this hair style on anyone else but Loni Anderson. Guess she made this unpopular hairdo popular for one person … herself! Here are some photos of the lovely Loni Anderson showing off her helmet-haired bangs.
First the leggings, then the high waists and now even shoulder pads and neon accessories are making a splash on the catwalks and the bodies of the style-savvy.
Fashshot studios went to check out some of the eighties trends being rocked on the streets of London while looking at what eighties inspired gems the high street had to offer.
So go backcomb that hair and embrace your inner eighties child.
Courtesy of: The Online Fashion Agency & The FashshotStudio
|Whether you were born before, during or after the 1980’s, everyone [whether they know it or not] has been touched by our favorite decade. I guess this is why 80’s costumes are always still in vogue around Halloween time.
From eighties hair band costumes to Madonna or even a simple mullet wig can transform you back to 1982. With a decade of decadence get-up, pretty much everyone you’ll meet along the way on your trick-or-treating excursion or Halloween party will appreciate your costume. So let’s dive in to what is available for you to “get your 80’s on” this Halloween!
Other 80’s Costume Ideas & Accessories
Here are a few examples of crimped hair that was made popular back in the 80’s.
Crimped hair supplies from Amazon.com:
Here’s a photo of Steven Seagal showing off his ponytail. We’re not sure if this photo was taken in the 1980’s, but it does show the style.
And here is a photo of Russel Crowe proudly wearing his ponytail. This was not in the 80’s but also shows the style of that era for some men.
Hairstyle & Ponytail books:
Here is a photo of an 80’s mesh hair tie on a 1980’s looking model. This style mesh tie was made very popular by music artist and actress Madonna.
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