’80s Fashion Trends were big, bold, and bright. No pattern pairing was too loud, and no curly perm hairstyle too puffy. But the adage “Everything old is new again” holds true, as a slew of styles that were all the rage in the 1980s have re-entered pop culture in recent years, like mom jeans and fanny packs.
Even scrunchies, which were on-trend in the ’80s, are back in style — they’re found in just about every women’s clothing store’s accessory aisle, and according to data from Google Trends, interest in the search term “scrunchies” has substantially increased just from 2018 to 2019.
In an interview with Insider, Sarah Byrd, a New York University and Fashion Institute of Technology fashion historian and lecturer, explained how it’s not the first time fashion trends of a specific decade have made a comeback… read more and view the style gallery >