Fashions Of the 1980’s
Words and Quotes which  describe the time: <ul><li>The Power Look! </li></ul><ul><li>Yuppies: hard working, large salaried...
Who influenced the fashions? <ul><li>Musicians –  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Madonna  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Jackso...
What was the silhouette? <ul><li>European “V” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulder pads increased the size of shoulders </li></u...
Who were the designers  and labels? <ul><li>Calvin Klein </li></ul><ul><li>Giorgio Armani </li></ul><ul><li>Donna Karan – ...
What were the trends? <ul><li>Stonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeans </li></ul><ul><li>Big Hair </li></ul><ul><li>Rolled up ...
What colors were popular? <ul><li>Neons </li></ul><ul><li>Navy, Burgundy, Forest Green </li></ul><ul><li>Outrageous prints...
What textiles were used? <ul><li>Early  80’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Fabrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cashmere...
What movies are  representative of the time? <ul><li>Sixteen Candles </li></ul><ul><li>The Breakfast Club </li></ul><ul><l...
What clothing parallels can be made to other time periods? <ul><li>Drop waist skirts of the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>Tight...
What historical  moments occurred? <ul><li>Reagan & Bush were the presidents. </li></ul><ul><li>Space shuttle Challenger e...
Works Cited <ul><li>“ The 80’s.”  Yesterdayland Fashions.  September 26, 2001,  http://www.yesterdayland.com . </li></ul><...
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  1. 1. Fashions Of the 1980’s
  2. 2. Words and Quotes which describe the time: <ul><li>The Power Look! </li></ul><ul><li>Yuppies: hard working, large salaried 20-30 yr. olds who showed their style in fashion and clothes. </li></ul><ul><li>“Let’s get physical, physical,” by Olivia Newton John describes the physical fitness craze. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who influenced the fashions? <ul><li>Musicians – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Madonna </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Michael Jackson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Janet Jackson </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Olivia Newton John </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run D.M.C </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Actors – </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Molly Ringwald </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others- </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Princess Diana </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Nancy Reagan </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. What was the silhouette? <ul><li>European “V” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shoulder pads increased the size of shoulders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waists and hips were trimmed in tight skirts and stretch pants were worn </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Who were the designers and labels? <ul><li>Calvin Klein </li></ul><ul><li>Giorgio Armani </li></ul><ul><li>Donna Karan – DKNY </li></ul><ul><li>Gap </li></ul><ul><li>Esprit </li></ul><ul><li>Benneton </li></ul><ul><li>Ralph Lauren </li></ul><ul><li>The Express </li></ul><ul><li>Labels were the rage of the 80’s, they were large and printed on EVERYTHING! </li></ul>
  6. 6. What were the trends? <ul><li>Stonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeans </li></ul><ul><li>Big Hair </li></ul><ul><li>Rolled up pant cuffs so they </li></ul><ul><li>were tight around the ankles </li></ul><ul><li>Oversize shirts & sweaters </li></ul><ul><li>Fleece and lycra, with </li></ul><ul><li> leggings </li></ul><ul><li>Swatch watches </li></ul><ul><li>Camisoles and underclothing </li></ul>
  7. 7. What colors were popular? <ul><li>Neons </li></ul><ul><li>Navy, Burgundy, Forest Green </li></ul><ul><li>Outrageous prints with bright colors </li></ul>
  8. 8. What textiles were used? <ul><li>Early 80’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Natural Fabrics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cashmere and cotton were popular </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real furs were shunned or banned by many </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Late 80’s </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Man-made Fibers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rayon & acetate </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lycra/Spandex </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. What movies are representative of the time? <ul><li>Sixteen Candles </li></ul><ul><li>The Breakfast Club </li></ul><ul><li>Some Kind of Wonderful </li></ul><ul><li>Flashdance </li></ul><ul><li>Ferris Bueller’s Day Off </li></ul><ul><li>Pretty in Pink </li></ul><ul><li>Back to the Future </li></ul>
  10. 10. What clothing parallels can be made to other time periods? <ul><li>Drop waist skirts of the 1920’s </li></ul><ul><li>Tighter pants of the 1950’s </li></ul><ul><li>Puffed Sleeves of the 1910’s </li></ul>
  11. 11. What historical moments occurred? <ul><li>Reagan & Bush were the presidents. </li></ul><ul><li>Space shuttle Challenger exploded 74 seconds after liftoff at Cape Canavaral, FL. </li></ul><ul><li>IBM marketed the first personal computer, Apple introduced the “mouse.” </li></ul><ul><li>Cabbage patch dolls became an overnight success. </li></ul><ul><li>The Berlin Wall was taken down </li></ul><ul><li>November 9, 1989. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Works Cited <ul><li>“ The 80’s.” Yesterdayland Fashions. September 26, 2001, http://www.yesterdayland.com . </li></ul><ul><li>“ Fashions of the 1980’s.” Fashions of the 20 th Century. September 26, 2001, http://home.talkcity.com . </li></ul><ul><li>Redenius, Nadine and Thij, Kristin ten, “Timeline Fashion: The 1980s.” Friday, August 25, 2000, yoobay.net. September 26, 2001, http://koeln.germany.com/ timelinefashion </li></ul><ul><li>Kingwood College Library. “AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY, 1980 – 1989.” Kingwood College Library. September 26, 2001, http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade80.html#fads. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Hunted Huntress: Princess Di.” Beauty Worlds.com. October 22, 2000, Beauty Worlds. September 26, 2001. http://www.beautyworlds.com/princessdi.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Last name, first name of author, “title of work.” Name of site. Date of posting/revision, organization. Date of access, URL. </li></ul>
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