11 Wonderful 80s Mens Fashion trends. Number 9 is Absolutely Stunning 1 11 Wonderful 80s Mens Fashion trends. Number 9 is Absolutely Stunning

We all know 80s mens fashion trends are now back in the game and people are liking that old vintage look and I know you also wanted to give a vintage vibe to the people around you.

so in this blog post, we are going to tell you about the 11 most amazing 80s mens fashion trends that you can follow and look more classy.

The 80s was undoubtedly an interesting time for fashion. Of course, over time these brave minimums slowly disappear to make way for the 90s and 2000s.  But, now they are making an incredible comeback.

How does a typical 80s outfit look like?

Men’s fashion of the 80s was noted as being grand, big, adventurous, and excessive.  1980s were an era of bold trends and colors and, like today, there were different styles for different types of men, ranging from preppy types to baggy clothes inspired by hip hop artists. Different trends of the 80s continued and out even after decades, and yet we still see them today.

A famous fashion stylist once told Fashion Beans, “It seems to have been out of fashion for almost 10 years in the 80s.”  The way fashion is going on now, it feels like living together for many decades.  “

Lets me tell you an incident, In my house, When I was collecting my father’s old items, which were from 20–30 years ago, I saw shoes in those accessories that were exactly like the loafer of today. I got into thinking that loafer is the style of today’s era, then how did it come to them 30 years ago?  Then I came to know that this style is very old.

● Why are we talking about 80s mens fashion: History

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It is said that if you want to do something good or great in the future, then you should know history.  And the history that was known yesterday, tomorrow can become the future.  Nothing can be said.  It is believed that history repeats itself.
However, in the fashion world, this happens quite a lot.  For example, today’s trend of footwear in ‘Loafer’ is inspired by the late 1980s trend and today’s baggy jeans or trousers are inspired by the 1980s Bell Bottom fashion trend.

So, Now Without wasting time, let me tell you about some of the famous fashion trends of men in the early 90s, that means the 80s.  Therefore, in this article, I am going to tell you only about fashion which was exclusive and totally new to the 80s mens fashion.

11 super amazing 80s mens fashion trends

1) Power Suits

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Well, the suit was not new, but this was not a simple suit,  In the 1980s mens fashion was embellishment by a Power suit. The outer piece of the suit was generally looking like a blazer, but this power suit had wide shoulder pads, pinstripes, and suspenders and this thing made this suit the ultimate outfit of the 80s.
Power suits were generally the oversized blazer that can be worn by a number of people and usually came in free sizes. You didn’t have to worry about fittings, as this was the power suit and you know this was considered as the source of power, just a joke. It was the trending fashion of the 80s.

2) Coloured Leather Jackets

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This style is still in Trend. The earlier leather jacket was used only in single color because there were no extra techniques to color the leather. But in the 80s, Technology developed and leather got colored in vivid styles.
In 1973 Tom Cruise starring Top Gun created havoc in the fashion industry.

In that movie, Tom was wearing a leather jacket by Harley Davidson, and the trend was blindly followed by the youth of the 80s. Usually, a leather jacket is also worn as a symbol of fashion and also as a comforter in the winter season.

3) Oversized Printed shirt

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1980 was the time of oversized and baggy clothes. Later in this article, we will also discuss what are baggy jeans and what are Hawaiian shirts! Well just think about it, an oversized printed shirt gives you a funky look but doesn’t think about the class just think about your comfort.

When it comes to comfort oversized are better than fitting clothes and this trend is Still practiced.

4) Tees with Logo or slogan

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Earlier t-shirts were coming only in solid color ie red, green, brown, etc, and suppose you and some of your friends are living together in a flat and all of your friends have more than two t-shirts.

Now the problem begins here, Just because there are not more options and you all have the almost same color of T-shirts and everyday tees are mixed and it is very difficult to recognize whose T-shirt is this and which is yours.
To get rid of this problem, 80s Mens fashion brings this revolutionary idea, Now you can print anything, any slogan, logo even your name on your t-shirt and rock.
The brand also makes a profit using this strategy by printing their own brand logo on a T-shirt or a big logo from the store you bought it from or a witty slogan. Men wore this t-shirt as a style statement with washed jeans. This fashion is still in trend.

5) Bright colored Clothes (Fluorescent)

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Earlier means before the 80s only solid color cloths were in Trend. The clothes which could absorb more and more light were the symbol of class but in 1980 men’s fashion there came a rival. Fashion stylists of that time experimented with this, especially neon color.

Neon color clothes were in trend and that makes a huge exposure in light and nobody can ignore that. These types of colors were seen on everything.

This was the epitome of 80s fashion and it is quite difficult to imagine men from that decade without thinking about them wearing this statement color.
-Today, this color is also used as lining on the tracksuit as it provides a classy look and it is funny that in the 80s men were using full fluorescent outfits.

6) High top Sneakers for men

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Well, where there is a matter of high-top Hills, one always thinks about women but no, here high-top sneakers are meant for men. As that was the time of hip hop. The Hip Hop culture was at the peak and that was influencing people around.
As high top sneakers wear seen on the front cover of many Hip Hop albums. Many of the artists supported a pair of high-top sneakers on the cover of their debut album and guess what, others followed this trend.

From then, men inspired by their 80s fashion trend wore high top sneakers on their own trend outfits like baggy clothes, tracksuits, etc. (as we have discussed in this article)

7) Tracksuits

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Well, tracksuits are common nowadays and we use tracksuits as comfortable wearing. But do you know the tracksuits came in popularity in the 80s as that was the time of the fitness revolution? Many celebrities were showing themselves as fitness models and you know if celebrities are doing some things it must be in a Unique way.

And their unique way was doing exercises, yoga or gym in tracksuits and this trend was blindly followed in 80s era.
Don’t you think wearing comfortable sweatpants outside the gym or house is a fashion statement! Yes, this is. If you are a fitness lover then just follow the 80s mens fashion and feel the comfort.

8) Baggy Jumpers/ Baagy outfits

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Do you know what baggy means! baggy means the structure of clothes will be more spacious like a bag and that was the trending style among Hip Hop artists and celebrities like baggy jeans, baggy sweaters, baggy everything.
After reading all the pieces of stuff, you must have understood that 80s men’s fashion was the time of comfortable fashion because everybody was wearing such clothes which gave them more and more comfort. Baggy clothes were one of them.

Baggy jeans, extra-large T-shirts were the epitome of hip-hop fashion throughout the decade of 80s. This fashion sense also helps the tracksuit become a common fashion trend in 1980.

9) Hawaiian shirt

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I hope you have seen many actors in a movie wearing a loose-fitting shirt that has a down button and has a thick mustache and boom!  this look becomes super trendy. Yes, I am talking about 80s men’s fashion. Fittings shirts may provide a better look in comparison to the oversized shirt, but you know what reality is!  the loose-fitting aka oversized shirt always gives more comfort in comparison to tight-fitting. So this must have happened.

This fashion is still trending till now, these days many men still love wearing a Hawaiian shirt as a bit of hipster Style statement and many international brands like Prada and gap have jumped on the revival with their own version of Hawaiian shirts.

10) Bomber Jackets

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DDLJ, Raj’s famous jacket, which was adopted by the ultimate Romantic movie of Tom Cruise  ‘Top Gun’. So Bomber jacket was made famous by Tom Cruise and you know this jacket is never gone out of style. Blade in the movie the leather version of this Classic jacket was used but nowadays edgy types, silky versions, cotton versions are in Trend.
Although the Bomber jacket was introduced in 1980 if you want to maintain the class of that time you can also wear this as a good outfit. The craze of this jacket has never gone down.

11) Double Denim

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This was something new, I am not saying that Denim was new, but earlier people were wearing a single layer of this, just the outer side of cloth was denim, but in 1980, some fashion stylist thought if Denim could be used outside and inside both, maybe it gives the more comfy look and it will also work as a winter dress.
– this is also a versatile style. Aisi 1980 is Britney Spears and many other pop artists war matching outfits made entirely from Denim ie double Denim and you wonder this is still in fashion as Brad Pitt, the Hollywood superstar wore it in 2020 and gives its comeback signal.

While these styles have lost a lot in their expressive power and glamour, the fashion of the 80s has resurfaced and the best trends are making a comeback.

For inspiration and costume ideas, we’ve designed a guide to 80s fashion for men.  Whether you’re looking for ways to rock an 80s style retro look or just what to wear for an 80s theme party, this list of memorable clothes and trends will help you pick the right vibes.

CONCLUSION

This article, about 80s mens fashion, men should know about the history of outfits to see how it evolved or was a pioneer in today’s fashion world.  I can say this because most of the popular men’s fashion styles are still drawn from past decades.
After reading this article, you must have realized that you too knew a lot about the fashion of the old days.  Anyway, after knowing things from ancient times, there is a feeling of happiness inside, hope you all like it, and if you liked it, share this article with friends and family.

Thanks a lot. Keep shining and always maintain your style.

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