Back to the Future: 7 Totally Glam '80s Fashion Trends You Can Rock Today

Photo by: ASOS
Mini Skirt
Despite the fact that it's not particularly flattering on women over the age of 19, the mini skirt has had serious staying power. After its rise to popularity in the '80s it... more 
Photo by: ASOS
Mini Skirt
Despite the fact that it's not particularly flattering on women over the age of 19, the mini skirt has had serious staying power. After its rise to popularity in the '80s it never actually went anywhere. In the '90s, it often showed up in crushed velvet, and today you'll find lots of leather and metallic details.
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Tue, Aug 6, 2013 2:54 PM EDT
'80s fashion trends have been slowly making their way back into stores. Fortunately, they are arriving with updated silhouettes and details to keep things fresh and interesting! Last week was the 32nd anniversary of MTV's first music video, Video Killed the Radio Star. The 1979 hit by The Buggles aired at 12:01am on August 1st, 1981 and ushered in a new era of music, television and fashion. (Who else remembers sitting around all afternoon watching music videos and wondering if they could convince their mom to buy them fingerless gloves?) MTV introduced the world to parachute pants, big hair, leg warmers, and all those wonderful '80s fashion bits that we love to make fun of today. In honor of that funky moment in fashion history, here are some '80s trends you can still rock today (permed hair optional).


-By Kayla Moncur



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