If summer was the season for ’70s shorts, fall is the season for easily layered ’80s apparel.Those dirty Reagan years were… chaotic (we blame him too howard the duck), but it was also the era that mastered the personality-driven art of acid-wash denim, chunky sweaters, and bomber jackets—ideal for cold-weather dressing.
You don’t have to go full on Olivia Newton-John (RIP, Our Queen) workout video core to bring some ’80s style to your wardrobe. If you want to know how to look 80s in your regular clothes, find some 80s capsule wardrobes like oversized blazers, striped button-downs and fanny packs and integrate them with your favorite outfits. Concentrate on what you do. clothing. Delving into ’80s fashion in 2022 should feel like a gender-embracing, subtle peacock-like moment for you to shine. Burn the plastic.
The best oversized 80’s suit jackets.
Much of 1980s fashion is just a revisit of 1940s proportions
given thick lines of cocainethe zoot suit man and Katharine Hepburn strutting in oversized suits so decades later our husband David Byrne could dance like a watering bird in his own XXL suit.Etsy and eBay vintage goldmines, and affordable sites like ASOS for nostalgic 80s suit jackets and trenches. times. Style it up with dress pants, or go for normcore excellence with jeans/5 inch inseam shorts and socks and sandals.
$95 and ASOS
$60 and Etsy
…and a softboy sweater layered underneath
We all know the Perry Ellis fashion of layering a cable-knit sweater under an oversized blazer rocked JFK Jr.-sized giants. [redacted] On the table of the leaf season. One of the best ways to make his oversized ’80s blazer even more casual is with a cashmere or cable-knit fisherman’s sweater. lighthouse later? “Quince sells a consumer cashmere sweater for the truly ridiculous price of $59, but this Goodthread cable knit has a 4.7 star rating from over 600 reviews on Amazon. One fan. In the words of “It’s the perfect sweater.
$59.99 and Quince
$33.90 and Amazon
Once you’ve got your suit on, grab a casual leather bomber jacket, an airy windbreaker, or this *Chef’s Kiss* denim jacket from Quiksilver x. Stranger things. The surf and skate brand was one of the most iconic labels of the ’80s and ’90s, and the ‘Nancy’ jacket, created in collaboration with the show’s costume department, features gathered sleeves and a high neck. are collecting.
$513.21$105 and ASOS
$88 and outdoor voice
Quiksilver x Stranger Things
$120 and quicksilver
Best 80’s tops.
Nothing makes me feel like ( more More than the long-sleeved striped action of the late ’80s, the John Hughes coming-of-age movie protagonist’s adorable) best friend.Abercrombie’s take on class Fuego Jean shorts and an oversized 80’s blazer.
Abercrombie & Fitch
$70$59.50 and Abercrombie & Fitch
We’ve been celebrating the men’s shorts of the ’70s and ’80s, but now we bring you the crop top. This deep teal crop top has slightly tapered oversized sleeve hem with some…racing stripes? Amazing and just like Michael J. Fox.
$26 and ASOS
Paired with American Eagle chinos, this is a boy’s button down from Long Island. But with baggy cargo pants and his Carhartt beanie, my future ex-situationship button down from the skatepark.
$89.50$39.99 and J.Crew
best 80’s pants
Again, Abercrombie offers this pair of vegan leather joggers. This is the perfect hybrid of at-home sweats and zadi pants.
Abercrombie & Fitch
$90$76.50 and Abercrombie & Fitch
Everything about skiing, from highly polarized sunglasses to John Denver’s “Dancing with the Mountains,” is a central memory of the ’80s. These quilted pants from The Arrivals recall the ski lodges of yesteryear, promising the comfort of a sleeping bag and the durability of a waterproof pant.
$198 and urban outfitters
best 80’s shoes
It’s all about sneakers, especially the low-slung ’80s-inspired Club C Reebok Revenge shoes. royal tenenbaum styleChalk and ‘Glen Green’ colorways.
$85 and Reebok
Did you stutter? If you’re not ready to buy a pair of Revenge sneakers, there are plenty of affordable, classic his Reeboks on Amazon.
$21.25 and Amazon
Best 80’s accessories.
Whether You Were a Leading Scientologist top gun Or anyone else with an ’80s look, chances are they own a pair of aviators. Opt for an amber pair to add a little warmth to your fall fit.
$12.99 and Amazon
Best 80’s fanny pack.
We put our hearts into fanny packs. Whether you’re wearing a David Byrne blazer or a Perry Ellis-worthy sweater, this vintage find from Kodak is the perfect humble brag to top off your outfit.
$15 and Ebay
Good looking [lowers sunglasses and winks].
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