FashionsFashionsOf the 1980’sOf the 1980’s
Words and Quotes whichWords and Quotes whichdescribe the time:describe the time: The Power Look!The Power Look! Yuppies:...
Who influenced the fashions?Who influenced the fashions? Musicians –Musicians – MadonnaMadonna Michael JacksonMichael J...
What was the silhouette?What was the silhouette? European “V”European “V” Shoulder pads increased the size ofShoulder pa...
Who were the designersWho were the designersand labels?and labels? Calvin KleinCalvin Klein Giorgio ArmaniGiorgio Armani...
What were the trends?What were the trends? Stonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeansStonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeans Big ...
What colors were popular?What colors were popular? NeonsNeons Navy, Burgundy, Forest GreenNavy, Burgundy, Forest Green ...
What textiles were used?What textiles were used? Early 80’sEarly 80’s Natural FabricsNatural Fabrics Cashmere and cotto...
What movies areWhat movies arerepresentative of the time?representative of the time? Sixteen CandlesSixteen Candles The ...
What clothing parallels can beWhat clothing parallels can bemade to other time periods?made to other time periods? Drop w...
What historicalWhat historicalmoments occurred?moments occurred? Reagan & Bush were the presidents.Reagan & Bush were the...
Works CitedWorks Cited ““The 80’s.” Yesterdayland Fashions. September 26, 2001,The 80’s.” Yesterdayland Fashions. Septemb...
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  1. 1. FashionsFashionsOf the 1980’sOf the 1980’s
  2. 2. Words and Quotes whichWords and Quotes whichdescribe the time:describe the time: The Power Look!The Power Look! Yuppies: hard working, large salariedYuppies: hard working, large salaried20-30 yr. olds who showed their style in20-30 yr. olds who showed their style infashion and clothes.fashion and clothes. ““Let’s get physical, physical,” by OliviaLet’s get physical, physical,” by OliviaNewton John describes the physicalNewton John describes the physicalfitness craze.fitness craze.
  3. 3. Who influenced the fashions?Who influenced the fashions? Musicians –Musicians – MadonnaMadonna Michael JacksonMichael Jackson Janet JacksonJanet Jackson Olivia Newton JohnOlivia Newton John Run D.M.CRun D.M.C Actors –Actors – Molly RingwaldMolly Ringwald Others-Others- Princess DianaPrincess Diana Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
  4. 4. What was the silhouette?What was the silhouette? European “V”European “V” Shoulder pads increased the size ofShoulder pads increased the size ofshouldersshoulders Waists and hips were trimmed in tightWaists and hips were trimmed in tightskirts and stretch pants were wornskirts and stretch pants were worn
  5. 5. Who were the designersWho were the designersand labels?and labels? Calvin KleinCalvin Klein Giorgio ArmaniGiorgio Armani Donna Karan –Donna Karan –DKNYDKNY GapGap EspritEsprit BennetonBenneton Ralph LaurenRalph Lauren The ExpressThe ExpressLabels were the rage ofLabels were the rage ofthe 80’s, they were largethe 80’s, they were largeand printed onand printed onEVERYTHING!EVERYTHING!
  6. 6. What were the trends?What were the trends? Stonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeansStonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeans Big HairBig Hair Rolled up pant cuffs so theyRolled up pant cuffs so theywere tight around the ankleswere tight around the ankles Oversize shirts & sweatersOversize shirts & sweaters Fleece and lycra, withFleece and lycra, withleggingsleggings Swatch watchesSwatch watches Camisoles and underclothingCamisoles and underclothing
  7. 7. What colors were popular?What colors were popular? NeonsNeons Navy, Burgundy, Forest GreenNavy, Burgundy, Forest Green Outrageous prints with bright colorsOutrageous prints with bright colors
  8. 8. What textiles were used?What textiles were used? Early 80’sEarly 80’s Natural FabricsNatural Fabrics Cashmere and cotton were popularCashmere and cotton were popular Real furs were shunned or banned by manyReal furs were shunned or banned by many Late 80’sLate 80’s Man-made FibersMan-made Fibers Rayon & acetateRayon & acetate Lycra/SpandexLycra/Spandex
  9. 9. What movies areWhat movies arerepresentative of the time?representative of the time? Sixteen CandlesSixteen Candles The Breakfast ClubThe Breakfast Club Some Kind of WonderfulSome Kind of Wonderful FlashdanceFlashdance Ferris Bueller’s Day OffFerris Bueller’s Day Off Pretty in PinkPretty in Pink Back to the FutureBack to the Future
  10. 10. What clothing parallels can beWhat clothing parallels can bemade to other time periods?made to other time periods? Drop waist skirts of the 1920’sDrop waist skirts of the 1920’s Tighter pants of the 1950’sTighter pants of the 1950’s Puffed Sleeves of the 1910’sPuffed Sleeves of the 1910’s
  11. 11. What historicalWhat historicalmoments occurred?moments occurred? Reagan & Bush were the presidents.Reagan & Bush were the presidents. Space shuttle Challenger exploded 74Space shuttle Challenger exploded 74seconds after liftoff at Cape Canavaral, FL.seconds after liftoff at Cape Canavaral, FL. IBM marketed the first personal computer,IBM marketed the first personal computer,Apple introduced the “mouse.”Apple introduced the “mouse.” Cabbage patch dolls became an overnightCabbage patch dolls became an overnightsuccess.success. The Berlin Wall was taken downThe Berlin Wall was taken downNovember 9, 1989.November 9, 1989.
  12. 12. Works CitedWorks Cited ““The 80’s.” Yesterdayland Fashions. September 26, 2001,The 80’s.” Yesterdayland Fashions. September 26, 2001,http://www.yesterdayland.comhttp://www.yesterdayland.com.. ““Fashions of the 1980’s.”Fashions of the 1980’s.” Fashions of the 20Fashions of the 20ththCentury. September 26, 2001,Century. September 26, 2001,http://home.talkcity.comhttp://home.talkcity.com.. Redenius, Nadine and Thij, Kristin ten, “Timeline Fashion: The 1980s.” Friday,Redenius, Nadine and Thij, Kristin ten, “Timeline Fashion: The 1980s.” Friday,August 25, 2000, yoobay.net. September 26, 2001,August 25, 2000, yoobay.net. September 26, 2001,http://koeln.germany.com/timelinefashionhttp://koeln.germany.com/timelinefashion Kingwood College Library. “AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY, 1980 – 1989.”Kingwood College Library. “AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY, 1980 – 1989.”Kingwood College Library. September 26, 2001,Kingwood College Library. September 26, 2001,http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade80.html#fads.http://www.nhmccd.edu/contracts/lrc/kc/decade80.html#fads. ““The Hunted Huntress: Princess Di.” Beauty Worlds.com. October 22, 2000,The Hunted Huntress: Princess Di.” Beauty Worlds.com. October 22, 2000,Beauty Worlds. September 26, 2001.Beauty Worlds. September 26, 2001.http://www.beautyworlds.com/princessdi.htmhttp://www.beautyworlds.com/princessdi.htm Last name, first name of author, “title of work.” Name of site. Date ofLast name, first name of author, “title of work.” Name of site. Date ofposting/revision, organization. Date of access, URL.posting/revision, organization. Date of access, URL.

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