It all starts with making bold hair, wearing bold makeup and being loud with your dressing. In the 80s, you can hardly be seen as over-dressed or over-styled since that was the defining fashion statement of that era. Keep reading to learn more about achieving a glam look to mimic 80s fashion.
Styling Your Hair
- Wear Short Hair
Curly short hair was in vogue in the 80s, for both males and females. Curling your straight short hair is a great way to achieve a glam look of the 80s. If you’re wondering how to come up with a glam hair, it’s quite easy.
Get a big-barrel curling iron and curl a section of the bangs extending to your forehead. Also apply curls at the middle. If you prefer to spike up your hair, take a dollop of hair cream and massage it onto your hair; then use your fingers to push up your hair and also push it back.
- Tease Your Hair
Teasing the hair is also another way to look glam in modern times, even in 80s era. As you probably know, big hair was the in-thing in the 80s. Pat dry your hair and section it into two-inch or an inch. Use a long-tail comb to comb the hair backwards towards the root. Use a firm-hold hairspray to spray each section as you work through. Then spray the entire hair to finish.
Choosing Your Outfit
- Go for a Material and Pattern
You are better off with a clothing material that was in vogue back in the days. Typical examples of such clothing materials include spandex, satin or leather. You should favor bold patterns such as brightly-colored floral, animal prints, or safari prints.
Finally, for 80s fashion statement outfit, you should also get 80s silhouettes. Put on a jacket or dress that features big shoulders – you can achieve this with shoulder pads. You can also wear baggy pants or a baggy shirt for that famous 80s look