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It was all about sparkling under the dance lights. One of the favorites was any metallic material threaded with gold threads. The women had an overabundance of and affection for gold lame’ but the metallic fabrics also showed up in men’s fashion in the form of silvery pants and gold shirts, that ranged from the horrid to the classically sexy. Next to hair, the biggest fashion trend-setter was the dressing up in metallic fabrics for the dance scene.
This was the same for both guys and girls. The idea was to make your hair as big and as wild as possible. If you couldn’t make a lion’s mane or a gigantic bush out of your hair, then you chopped it, dyed it, spiked it, and did everything you could to make your hair look like a UFO had just landed. Having a permanent done at a hair salon to achieve flowing curly locks was equally appealing to both men and women.
Big hair was in and men wore their hair long and wild. The 80′s fashion trends for men were driven by the success of “MTV.” Music became a main focal point of fashion. A recent trend in men’s fashion is a resurgence of interest in the 1980′s and the styles from that decade are being brought back in a retro-fashion for the so-called “80′s Babies.” 80′s babies are people who lived through that decade as teenagers to young adults but now also include those that were born during that decade and wish they were old enough to remember it.