Rachel Hanwy
Mr. Phillips
May 30, 2012

Overview


The 1980s took a huge toll on so many people. Either you like the fashion, music, movies, or the TV shows theirs one thing you can name that remind you of the 80s.
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The way people dressed was images from a new show called MTV which is a show that showed music videos from every singer from Madonna to MC Hammer. The show became very popular and normal people started to dress just like these stars. Some of the trends were were power dressing, workout/sports gear, Ray-Ban glasses, Members Only jackets and more.









Who

The people who were dressing like this was everyday working people. Their were teenagers, celebrities, adults, both women and men. The main people who started these trends where Madonna, Nancy Reagan, and Princess Diana. These ladies started something called Power Dressing, also wearing suits on a daily basics. More and more celebrities started to dress like thins including MC Hammer
where Madonna, Nancy Reagan, and Princess Diana. These ladies started something called Power Dressing, also wearing suits on a daily basics.More and more celebrities
started to dress like thins including MC Hammer, Micheal Jackson, Prince, Bobby Brown, etc. Later on TV shows like Dallas, A-Team, The Cosby Show and more became popular and people started to take after these shows. Many men took after a show called Miami Vice Also movies motivated people to dress with bold colors and learn how to express yourself by the things you wear. Fashion brands like Ralph Lauren and Calvin Klein became very popular in an common household.
Miami Vice Look
Miami Vice Look




















What

Here are a list of how fashion look in the 80s:
Jelly Shoes
Jelly Shoes

  • Ray-Bans
    Ray-Bans
Zubaz Pants
Zubaz Pants

  • Jelly Shoes
  • Shoulder Pads
  • Slap Bracelets
  • Ray-Bans
  • Zubaz Pants a.k.a MC Hammer
  • Overalls
  • Mohawks
  • Over Sized Shorts
  • Huge ear rings
  • Big hair (curly or spiked)
  • Leggings
  • Member Only Jackets
  • Nike
  • Adidas
  • Acid Washed Jeans
  • Finger less lace gloves


Where

The 80s fashion started in Hollywood with celebrities. Then your common everyday people started to wear things like this.

When
The 80s
The 80s

This fashion and trend took place in the 1980s.

WHY

People in the 80s were trying to find themselves meaning that they had to keep finding the right outfit that went with their personality.


Legacy

The legacy of the 1980s is that people of all generation will hear about it. The fashion trends are coming back and some will always stay, for example MTV. MTV has been around for a very long time and its still popular today.
















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