We all love fashion and are always on the lookout for tomorrow's trends. But what was the biggest fashion trend in the year you were born? Regardless of whether aerobic styles from the 80s, the grunge look from the 90s or millennial outfits, we'll tell you which items of clothing caused the greatest hype or were absolutely hip must-haves. We can reveal one thing in advance: some of them have already celebrated one or two fashion comeback – while others, on the other hand, will hopefully never become a trend again. Here are the biggest fashion trends from 1980 to 2002!
The puff conquer the catwalks of the new decade and quickly become the trend of the year – and remained so until the end of the 80s. They can currently be seen everywhere again. We'll show you how stylish the voluminous and oversized sleeves can be today:
Puff sleeves: this is how you wear the statement look today
The year you were born is all about the new athletes: Aerobics is becoming the trend of the decade, and with it it becomes Gymnastics look the fashionable darling of the year. Are you ready for a comeback?
In the year you were born, there was a wide range of styling options: shoulder pads became an absolute fashion trend and this should last into the 90s.
Strong shoulders from 1982 added points a year later: Polka dots were everywhere. The pattern trend lasted for a long time and was not only popular in black and white combinations.
The gym look has been one of the biggest fashion trends since the beginning of the decade. In 1984 it became Trend of the Year again and everyone wore it One shoulder sweater and leggings. The reason for this was the hit movie "Flashdance", released the year before.
“Like a virgin” and “Material Girl” became world hits and everything she wore became a trend. We're talking about the Queen of Pop Madonna!
From the hairstyle to the makeup to her mesh gloves, everyone wanted to look like her!
Because of monotonous, it was colorful in your year of birth. Monochrome looks were the trend of the year and not in black or white, but in striking colors like pink, green and orange.
In the year you were born, the motto was: Denim! Nobody could get enough of the popular blue material and therefore preferred to wear all-over denim looks. Wide-cut denim jackets with wide shoulders and tight denim skirts paired with a proper perm were THE look from 1987.
In the year you were born there was no woman without it
"Skirt Suit" in the closet. Of course, with extra strong shoulders and a little more colorful.
Your year of birth was all about: Fringes on jackets! Yes, exactly, because they have been on every jacket since 1989 at the latest. Whether leather and denim jackets or even coats, they became eye catchers and an absolute must-have.
Sweaters, cycling shorts, tennis socks and sneakers: The look of 1990. The most famous trendsetter was none other than Princess Diana. Even today we combine sneakers with white socks.
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In the mid-1990s there was hardly anyone who did not have at least one item of clothing in this pattern: Tartan! The classic check pattern became the trend of the year and lasted well into the mid-1990s. No matter if skirt, waistcoat, blazer or dresses, more was more in this case!
The Grunge finds its way into mainstream fashion. In the year you were born, everything revolves around flannel shirts, oversized knitted sweaters, band shirts, denim jackets and, above all, a very specific shoe: Dr. Martens!
The year in which the most famous festival in the world started: Coachella. And with the event, a new trend began. Dungarees were everywhere. Particularly popular made of denim material and in combination with the hat of the year: the bucket hat!
With Kate Moss ’appearance, it became the trend of the year: Slip dresses. Body-hugging dresses with spaghetti straps. Most of all, they were made of shiny materials like satin and silk. Today the dress has become a trendy classic. We'll tell you the best way to combine your slip dress.
Blazers were one of the most popular pieces of clothing in the 1990s. But from the mid-90s the hype began about a very special it-piece: The Leather blazer. The rough material was also often worn in an all-over look. Today the leather blazer is celebrating a huge comeback.
This year the trend was clearly visible: small round sunglasses became the most sought-after it-pieces. The most popular combination of the year shows Jennifer Aniston: dresses with spaghetti straps over T-shirts.
Do you want to know which sunglasses are trending in 2021? We'll tell you!
In 1997 everyone wanted high: platform boots became the shoe trend of the year. Boots and pumps with high soles have been very popular for years, but with the growing techno culture at the end of the 90s, boots got higher and higher….
Chunky shoes are all the rage again!
Britney Spears had her biggest hit yet and became the biggest pop star of the 90s overnight. From now on there was only "Baby one more time" on the radio and cropped tops in the closets. Belly free was the motto and got shorter and shorter until the millennial …
On the red carpets in Hollywood, on the catwalks of the world and as a supplement in the youth magazine Bravo, they were everywhere: Tattoo choker! The chain trend of the year that has already made a comeback but is clearly out again!
Those who didn't wear them were simply out. Super wide baggy pants became the biggest fashion trend of the year in 2001. The lower the step further the leg, the cooler the pants (and of course you too).
No, even if it was totally popular, the layered look of dress and pants didn't become the trend of the year. Boot-cut jeans were THE pants everyone had to have. But not only the slightly flared leg was important, because the jeans were also quite low. Low-rise was also totally in trend and is currently again.