2 Words and Quotes which describe the time: The Power Look!Yuppies: hard working, large salaried yr. olds who showed their style in fashion and clothes.“Let’s get physical, physical,” by Olivia Newton John describes the physical fitness craze.
3 Who influenced the fashions? Actors –Molly RingwaldOthers-Princess DianaNancy ReaganMusicians –MadonnaMichael JacksonJanet JacksonOlivia Newton JohnRun D.M.C
4 What was the silhouette? European “V”Shoulder pads increased the size of shouldersWaists and hips were trimmed in tight skirts and stretch pants were worn
5 Who were the designers and labels? Calvin KleinGiorgio ArmaniDonna Karan – DKNYGapEspritBennetonRalph LaurenThe ExpressLabels were the rage of the 80’s, they were large and printed on EVERYTHING!
6 What were the trends? Stonewashed jeans, ripped/torn jeans Big Hair Rolled up pant cuffs so theywere tight around the anklesOversize shirts & sweatersFleece and lycra, withleggingsSwatch watchesCamisoles and underclothing
7 What colors were popular? NeonsNavy, Burgundy, Forest GreenOutrageous prints with bright colors
8 What textiles were used? Early 80’sNatural FabricsCashmere and cotton were popularReal furs were shunned or banned by manyLate 80’sMan-made FibersRayon & acetateLycra/Spandex
9 What movies are representative of the time? Sixteen CandlesThe Breakfast ClubSome Kind of WonderfulFlashdanceFerris Bueller’s Day OffPretty in PinkBack to the Future
10 What clothing parallels can be made to other time periods? Drop waist skirts of the 1920’sTighter pants of the 1950’sPuffed Sleeves of the 1910’s
11 What historical moments occurred? Reagan & Bush were the presidents.Space shuttle Challenger exploded 74 seconds after liftoff at Cape Canavaral, FL.IBM marketed the first personal computer, Apple introduced the “mouse.”Cabbage patch dolls became an overnight success.The Berlin Wall was taken downNovember 9, 1989.
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