Fashion: Hits Of The 80s

Fashion: Hits Of The 80s
Zip detail dress, €1,500 by David Koma

With a nod to Madonna and an oversized jumper, 1980s-style excess is back with a bang

Assuming you were there to experience it first time around, 1980s fashion requires little introduction. That overblown, gloriously gaudy style associated with bad perms, pink bubblegum – and possibly Ivana Trump – is back, and for 2017 it’s back in a big way. Dior was at it first, reviving velvet chokers and Addicted to Love little black dresses, while Stella McCartney’s blowsy trenches and penchant for a decidedly 80s shade of electric blue left little doubt as to the most influential decade in designers’ minds.

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