All it takes is just quick glance to know that the style of a dress has been inspired by the iconic 80's. These dresses boast of uniqueness with its prints, shapes, cuts, and styles indifferent to any other before it. It is loud, big, bold and booming with attitude and charisma – very impossible to miss.
When it comes to shapes, the dresses are mostly styled and lengthened to the knees, fitting snugly on the body. These dresses are wrap-around with slouches – a pull in dress with a sewed in belt (also can work with wide belts), as well as curvy, to allow the figure to be expressed and not oppressed.
However, shape never had a reason to be a determining factor of the style back in the 80's. The style became much more potent as a result of the idealism created as a result of it. Overwhelm emotion and excitement are encapsulated into the image of the 80's dress and the possibilities in its revival within modern day fashions.
80's prom dresses are better when provided in more vibrant shades. The use of gold and silver sequins adds to the elegance of the dresses, giving that extra bit of pizazz. The colors might be common but with the addition of shoulder pads, ruffles, and laces arranged in layers, plus the electric blue eye shadow and you've become immersed in the notorious memento that somewhat defined the pinnacle of fashion in the 80s.
Popular dresses for everyday use were designed with prints that just screamed vintage. The polka dots and loud floral prints were already bodacious to negate the necessity of fashion accessories which would otherwise tatter a sparkly image. Fusion with today's fashion would be easy if paired with a plain blazer that matches its color retaining a simple yet captivating look.
Off shoulder and one shoulder blouses are still sexy and will never go out of style. During the 80's, it was perfect worn with a big hairdo, but now, lose hair and keep the dress if you do not want the full 80's feeling and nostalgia, as it just will not have the same impact it once did.
Whether you're going for a walk in the park or a romantic date, with the right pairing of accessories with an 80's dresses you'll be defined as glamorous, charming and captivate everyone around you.