Celebs Channel Classic 80’s Fashion

Feeling nostalgic for neon? Remembering ruffles? Are you waiting for the day that they bring back side ponytails and sweatbands? Well, you’re not the only one. Celebrity fashion is drawing inspiration from the ’80s and putting a modern spin on some of the classic wardrobe staples. If you’ve been saving that custom denim jacket for the day it comes back in style, well, my friends, today is that day!

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Check out our list of the top five 80’s fashion trends revival. Do you have any favorite fashion trends that you would like to see make a comeback? Tell us in the comments below!

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Shoulder Pads

Nothing says 1980 like shoulder pads and now they’re making a fierce comeback thanks to celebrities like Rihanna and Emma Watson.

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Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

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Rihanna puts a modern twist on ’80s shoulder pad fashion with this satin shirt-dress.

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Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

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Emma Watson pairs an elegant cream blazer with subtle shoulder pads and classic red lips.

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Mirrored Sunglasses

One of the added benefits of mirrored sunglasses is that they actually decrease the amount of light being filtered through the lens by 10-60%. Celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon and Olivia Palermo have been spotted sporting a variety of frames with this reflective coating.

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Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

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Jennifer Lopez wears mirrored aviators.

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Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Reese Witherspoon and Olivia Palermo sport tortoise-shell mirrored sunglasses.

Tight-rolled Jeans

Get Beyoncé and Lupita Nyong’o’s style by matching a pair of tight-rolled jeans with killer heels and a structured jacket. Or, if you prefer a more relaxed look, pair them with a comfy t-shirt and some flip-flops!

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Lupita styled a pair of beautiful indigo heels with slim-fit jeans and a small, tight cuff.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Beyoncé dresses up a pair of comfy boyfriend jeans with strappy heels and a structured blazer.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Even Star Trek’s handsome Chris Pine rocks a casual tight-rolled jean with a t-shirt and flip-flops.

Custom Denim Jackets

Speaking of denim, let’s talk about the return of custom jackets. From grunge, to glitz, celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, and Miley Cyrus, have been spotted wearing this throw-back fashion staple of 80’s rock.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Kim Kardashian redefines the term boyfriend jeans by sporting Kanye’s custom denim jacket.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Kanye goes glitz at the Met Gala with his custom Balmain denim jacket.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Miley Cyrus does denim-on denim with a jumper and customized jacket.

Off-the-Shoulder Tops

Olivia Palermo and Kate Middleton have been spotted wearing a more toned-down version of the ’80s off-the-shoulder top. Originally cut to drop deep below the shoulder, this more modern take sits snugly in line with the collarbone.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Olivia Palermo’s shirt has a modern take on two ’80s trends: off-the shoulder tops and large bows.

Celebs Channel Classic 80's Fashion

Kate Middleton wears elegant off-the-shoulder dresses to two separate events.

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Emma C
Freelance Writer