80s kids, this one’s mostly for you.
‘Cause let’s face it, we’ve all made some ‘gnarly’ fashion choices during those times.
Whether you were a fan of head-to-toe neon or overly-teased hair (ready to rock out to the latest Poison hit), being a child of the 80s was all about the weird, the funky, and the over the top.
So today we’re celebrating the disasters that were – and perhaps still are – stored in our closets. ‘Cause nothing will make you smile more on this throwback Thursday than a good old-fashioned rat-tail and some acid wash jeans.
Here are 20 disastrous fashion trends of the 80s that will bring back some pretty epic memories.
Totally righteous, dude.
Damn, I knew I should have got a size larger jacket.
This hairstyle permanently damaged your reputation.
Are you wearing hammer pants or are you just REALLY happy to see me?
80s Batman wasn’t a very intimidating guy.
For all those times you wanted a giant phallus shaped fruit clip in your hair.
Reserved only for the COOLEST of kids.
How did washing your clothes in acid ever seem like a good plan?
How many scrunchies did YOU fit into one hairstyle?
The ultimate in comfort and style (for clowns).
My legs are cold but only my calves.
The 80s Moustache
Now known as the “please don’t hang around near playgrounds” mustache.
Let’s face it. If you could rock these then, you can rock them now.
Big Tacky Earrings
These things started the fad of ear stretching by accident.
In case you ever wanted to blind your attacker with the reflection of the sun off of your pants.
Blinding neon EVERYWHERE. It’s the reason we all need glasses now.
How did you know who was a tourist?
But slightly smaller Oprah.
People from the 80s probably have some circulation problems…
Members Only Jackets
“When you put it on…something happens” might be the most underwhelming slogan ever.