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80s Fashion

A Look Back At TV's Best-Dressed Family

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.25.2014 | Style

Not only did "The Cosby Show" introduce TV viewers to a fictional black family made up of professional, loving parents and their intelligent, witty ch...

Review: Jody Watley's 'Older, But Not Old' During Yoshi's Show

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 08.02.2014 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

It's official: Jody Watley is still a thrill! The Grammy-winning sensation performed more than three decades of hits. Stunning in a black sequin pantsuit for most of the 90-minute show, Watley danced, sang and drew the audience in with storytelling perfect for the intimate East Bay venue.

Oprah's Fashion Confession Is Just So '80s

OWN | Posted 05.22.2014 | OWN

Shoulder pads were such a fashion necessity in the '80s, Oprah says she wore them with everything -- she even had them in her pajamas. "I have a shoul...

LOOK: The Must-Have Fashions Of 1989 (Cringe)

OWN | Posted 04.17.2014 | OWN

In April of 1989, Marian McEvoy, fashion editor of Elle, brought the hottest spring trends to walk the runway on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." In the abov...

Going Out in the '80s

Lori Ferraro | Posted 05.26.2014 | Women
Lori Ferraro

Faces was in a strip mall by a movie theatre and a Showbiz Pizza Parlor and had everything a 13-year-old girl could want including a DJ, a disco ball and mouthwatering fancy mocktails.

WATCH: Thief Makes Off With Flock Of Seagulls' Van

Posted 07.23.2013 | Weird News

A thief ran (so far away) after robbing $70,000 worth of equipment from '80s new-wave band Flock of Seagulls. Frontman Mike Score told the Los Ange...

WATCH: Is This What College Was Like In The '80s?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.10.2013 | College

Boom boxes, Pac-Man arcade games, men in short shorts. Is this what college was like in the 1980s? This retro video supposedly documents what life ...

So These Two Were Friends ...

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 02.26.2013 | Style

Talk about unlikely BFFs.

21 Women Share Their Worst Fashion Moments

Posted 01.09.2013 | Fifty

Theoretically the great part about getting older is being wiser about your choices, whether they be related to relationships, friendships, work or you...

PHOTO: Jennifer Hudson Gets Her Whitney Houston On!

Posted 10.14.2012 | Black Voices

Since imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, it's no surprise Jennifer Hudson decided to pay homage to Whitney Houston in both song and style wh...

The FLOTUS Made 80's Fashion Look Cool

The Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 10.01.2012 | Black Voices

The 80s are notorious for spawning some of the worst fashion trends in history -- acid-washed jeans, ginormous shoulder pads, stirup pants, legwarmers...

Are We What We Wear?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Does fashion reflect culture, or does it sometimes shake it loose?

Your Favorite Celebrities Weren't Always So Stylish

The Huffington Post | Sarah Leon | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

While Demi Moore, Brooke Shields and Julia Roberts may grace our weekly Best-Dressed lists and Look Of The Day columns now, they weren't always so sty...

Awkward Family Photos: The '80s Edition

Mike Bender | Posted 08.10.2012 | Home
Mike Bender

The '80s-- it was a time of ripped sweatshirts, big hair, bangles and acid-washed jeans. And looking back now, it was also a time of glorious and awesome family awkwardness.

How To Get Nancy Wilson's Feminine Rocker Look

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

"A Look Back" is a daily column that highlights a moment from fashion's fabulous past. Today's pick is of rocker Nancy Wilson with her sister Ann in 1...

The Secret Detail That Takes Inches Off Your Waist

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Shoulder pads are a divisive topic. People either immediately picture Melanie Griffith's character in "Working Girl" with pads almost up to her ears, ...

Do Clothes Make the Man?

Soren Petersen | Posted 09.18.2012 | Style
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Andre Frey and Mario Blanco. How do fashion choices affect our emotional, creative and social lives? Is contemporary man doomed to we...

Did The Recession Bring 80s Fashion Back? | GUY TREBAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"Anyone who has been in the fashion business for longer than five years," Amy M. Spindler, the late Times fashion critic, once wrote, "might be feelin...

Avril Lavigne Debuts New Rock 'n' Roll Fashion Collection

Disgrasian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Avril Lavigne debuted her new fashion label, Abbey Dawn, in Tokyo this weekend, ripping off paying homage to every major rock and pop icon of the late...