Men’s 80’s Fashion – Clothing and Hairdo

Men’s 80’s Fashion – Clothing and Hairdo

Popular music stars such as Michael Jackson and MC Hammer inspired vast array of 80’s Costumes for men. The male fans and even the female fans of these popular musicians tend to copy them in different forms. Also, there were renowned musical bands that set the ball rolling for most of the 80s clothing styles. And, some of these dressing styles have become trendy in recent time.

Are you ready to go down the memory lane of 80s fashion? Okay, let’s go…

The drastic changes that took place in the fashion world during the 80s could not be hidden. The whacky outfits worn by people in this decade is just nothing compared to the rage in the 80s. For the boys and gals in the 80s, dressing was just a way to express life to the maximum. They accentuated the looks from the musical stars in variety of ways. So, you could find different 80s fashion looks such as preppy, pop, rocker, punk…name them.

The 1980s men flaunted tanning lines, tight buttocks, fine mustaches, different shades of the color palette, plus heavy accessorizing. Without doubts, most credits for the unique 80s fashion for men would unquestionably go to the renowned icons of that decade such as Don Johnson, David Lee Roth, James Bond, Anthony Michael Hall, George Michael, Boy George, and Mr. T. Of course, I’ve mentioned the king of pop earlier, Michael Jackson, and the powerful rapper, MC Hammer.

Men’s 80’s Fashion – Clothing

Anyone who lived in the 80s decade will agree that men’s fashion at that time was a mix inside a bag. Simply, it was a combination of different outfits and clothing items such as parachute pants (popularly associated with MC Hammer and also known as Hammer Parachute), leg warmers, leather jackets and pants (mostly Michael Jackson’s style), stone-washed and ripped denims, bike shots, skinny neck ties, oddly checkered shirts, members only jackets, puffed-sleeve shirts, neon color nylon track suits, blazers with shoulder pad integrations, converse sneakers…the list continues.

These clothing items are fast becoming the in-thing for men in the 21st century. These 80s fashion items for men can work excellently for different purposes such as party, casual outings, club and Halloween.  You just need to be creative with your imagination!

Men’s 80s Fashion – Hairstyle

The 80’s fashion for men also featured unique hairstyle, which became an essential part of both personal style and festive style such as Halloween. The most popular hair styles in the 80s include the following;

  • Long-layered big hair
  • Asymmetrical hairdos
  • Back-combed hair style
  • Quiffs
  • Curly or frizzy hair
  • Mohawks
  • ponytails
  • bleached hair
  • …and other different variations

Also, men accessorized with headbands, bandanas, and black hats to accentuate their 80s fashion hairstyles.