Are you looking for a gnarly new look? Are you, like, totally in need of a radical renovation of the wardrobe? Or, are you looking for a righteous revival of your fav sick styles? Well, I’ve got some tubular news for you, fashion collections are coming in clutch with 80’s influence, and it’s like, totally happenin’.
Although it’s spelled like lame, lamé is anything but. Shiny metallic fibers woven into some choice colors make this trend tight. You’ll stand out in lamé pussycat bows and jumpsuits, or be a betty at your next business meeting in a stunning lamé suit.
Are you legit in lamé? Look at these fabrics:
Light Colored Suits
Channel your inner Miami Vice with light colored suits! For business or pleasure, dawn these bombdiggity suits at the casino, going to the police station for an investigation, or at that primo party happening tonight. You’ll be a big hit in light suits!
Wanna look schweet in suits? Skim these fabrics:
If you’re in need of an illin’ outfit, you need neon! A neon bodysuit paired with bright leggings is the perfect workout ensemble, and you’ll look fine in a striped neon dress wherever you’re heading. Central Saint Martins’ high hipped bodysuit is a perfect example of the mix of contemporary fashion and eighties trends. Skin tight neon is reminiscent of the eighties, while the high hips and funky skirt are a modern marvel.
Do you find neon necessary? Bag some of these fabrics:
Ruffles are totally glam, adding class and sass to any outfit. Dresses may be the obvious choice, as a ruffled dress is always a winner, but ruffles can enhance any ensemble. A ruffled shirt tucked in takes jeans from casual to cowabunga! Alexandre Vauthier’s gold ruffle on the little black dress is the perfect way to take a couture look into the streets, while Gucci’s ruffled purple lamé dress is a funky twist on an old school ball gown.
Get radical in ruffles with these fabrics:
Sparkling sequins are the showstoppers of the runway. Glittering pants glimmer with every step, while a simple sequin accent on a dress catches the light just right. A wicked sequin dress is the hit of the discotheque, while a sequined jumpsuit like Atelier Versace’s is perfect for bowling the night away or toasting with champagne while dining rooftop.
Seduced by sequins? Shop these fabrics:
Shoulder pads add power and style to any outfit, whether it’s a business suit with sharp shoulders, or a dress with a poofy pad. Dance the night away in a jumpsuit with shoulder pads, or take a page out of Barbara Bui’s book with a velvet jacket with shoulder pads, perfect for celebrating with a cigar or treating to a Tears for Fears concert.
Need some extra padding? Pick up these fabrics:
Do you think 80’s style is totally ace? Or is it totally bunk? Let us know in the comments!