Fashion is always changing. One minute something is trending, the other minute it is not. As you go farther back in time, the trends seem to get all the weirder and you begin to think how people could even consider something as cringe-worthy to be fashionable. Daredevils from the 80s loved the style of George Michael and Debbie Harry but it clearly did not work too well for them.
The following collection of awkward photos convey the once cool fashion of a bygone era, where big bushy hair and neon clothing were in and these throwback snaps would sure make it hard to say otherwise.
A trend that was up and running in the 80s was a clash of patterns skewed about as evident from this man's clothing.
A smolder complete with a saxophone and a sports jacket was a done deal in the 80s.
This couple got the ball rolling for Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake's infamous double denim red carpet appearance.
This boy has wheeler-dealer written all over him!
The #MeToo campaign might have something interesting to add about this not-so-sleazy grope. But cropped t-shirts for men were an in thing.
This man has his best smolder yet to give to the camera as he poses with his permed mullet. His glamor shot.
This group of young girl-friends could easily pass for a girly band posing for a picture during their world tour. Not to mention polka dots and metallic colors being the fashion favorite.
Looks like crop tops weren't a feminine thing back in the day. Basking in the sun, this man decides to pick the perfect occasion to adorn his trending black crop top.
Despite the man's excellent choice of sunglasses, there is no distraction from the fact that there is a kitten in his shirt.
This permed party animal seems keen to get the locomotion going.
Sunglasses were the ultimate fashion statement. Not to mention even on your wedding day.
Long hair, droopy eyes. Check. However, none of these lads seemed excited to pose for a flattering picture.
More from the glamor shot series.
Quite a hair scare.
Even goths can be seen conforming to the backcombed hair trend from the decade. This is what Japanese heavy metal bands used to look like.
A perm, cravat, and a fishnet vest sum up the ultimate 80s fashion shoot.
That's a lot of hair: Straightening your hair was unconventional back then. These ladies sure seem to agree.
Does anyone miss mushroom head?
The definition of cool young things in college.
This guy wears the typical 80s oversized tee and jeans while being cool strumming a guitar.
My eyes! Those short shorts be hiding what?
This lad was captured midway the practice session for his dance routine.
The clothing choreography and style scream future boy band! Skaterboys!
This young woman's style will definitely fit in well in the Hipster Town!
Ugh, the only reason why someone wouldn't visit the gym. Workout clothes from the 80s sure look...interesting!
Whitney Houston in all eighties glory. Though, we have to agree she looks pretty stunning!
If you think the popped collar made you look like a dweeb, try a sweater draped over your shoulders.
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