Big ’80s Trends are Back

8 Fashion Fads on the Fast Track Back

The ’80s didn’t know it, but they were big. The era that ushered in MTV, mullet cuts and Muppet babies made its mark on the fashion world, too.And like the moonwalk that also debuted during this decade, big ’80s trends are back — and some are bigger and bolder than before. Will you dare to step out of your fashion safe zone in a big way, or play it safe and stay home?

1. Leggings 
Add an oversized off-the-shoulder crop top and you have a leg up on this trend. 

Find this trend at Today’s Boutique (Lysse Leggings)

2. Denim 

Want a drug-free head trip? Two words. Acid wash!  

Find this trend at Tommy Bahama, Orvis (Grand Boulevard), Buckle (Destin Commons), Mercantile (Seaside)

3. Members Only Jacket

Just zip it! You know this
is the only club worth joining.

Find this trend at and target
(Mens New for Spring ’14 Iconic Racer Jacket)

4. Ray-Bans

These shades say you’re ready for some risky business.

Find this trend at Wells Vision (Ray-Bans Wayfarer and Aviator) and the Sunglass Hut (Ray-Bans and 1984 retro Oakley Frogskin)

5. Crop Top

The only time your fashion glass is happy to be “half full.”

Find this trend at Willow Boutique in Rosemary Beach (and Seaside), Nicole Paloma (Grayton Beach), Frock Candy (Destin Commons)

6. Neon

Lighten up! This trend is definitely an ’80s bright spot.

Find fun neon looks at Willow Boutique in Rosemary Beach (and Seaside), Tommy Bahama (Grand Boulevard), BCBG Max Azria (Silver Sands Premium Outlets)

7. Parachute Pants

Grab onto this fashion free fall. 

Find this trend at Dillard’s (Eileen Fisher Jersey Harem Pants), Forever 21, The Zoo Gallery (Grand Boulevard)

8. Boots

Just what the Dr. (Martens) ordered.

Find this trend at Journeys (Womens Dr. Martens 1460 8-Eye Victorian Boot, Destin Commons)

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