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80s Fashion for Men

How to get the 1980's style

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80s Casual Fashion

Casual fashion in the ’80s saw gents don dad jeans in full force, often with a matching denim jacket.



Casual fashion in the ’80s saw gents don dad jeans in full force, often with a matching denim jacket. T-shirts and loose shirts were also popular during the time while bomber jackets, leather jackets, windbreakers, and sweaters acted as the outerwear of choice.

When it came to footwear, white sneakers were the ultimate casual shoe that’s perfect for a range of looks.

80s Men’s Hip Hop Fashion

Featured sportswear details, like sneakers and athletic caps, and statement accessories, like chunky gold chains.



Hip-hop was another popular fashion trend in the ’80s. Inspired and influenced by music stars and rappers, such as the members of Run-D.M.C, Beastie Boys, and N.W.A, the style was well known for its oversized silhouettes. Along with baggy clothes, hip-hop fashion also featured sportswear details, like sneakers and athletic caps, and statement accessories, like chunky gold chains.

80s Preppy Fashion

preppy outfits boasted bright hues, including shades of pink, yellow, and blue.



Preppy Fashion also played an essential role in the ’80s. Unlike hip-hop trends, which typically featured dark colors, preppy outfits boasted bright hues, including shades of pink, yellow, and blue. Key items for preppy fashion included sweaters, which gents would often wear around their shoulders, as well as slacks and polo shirts.

80s Workout Fashion

including chunky sneakers, sweatpants, tracksuits, windbreakers, and athletic shorts



Athleisure may be popular today, but workout wear has long been a favorite look for men.

In the ’80s, workout fashion was massive and it saw a range of sportswear styles being adopted as everyday wear, including chunky sneakers, sweatpants, tracksuits, windbreakers, and athletic shorts

80s Summer Fashion

Summer fashion in the ’80s was iconic.



Summer fashion in the ’80s was iconic. It featured bright colors, abstract prints, short-sleeved shirts, and short shorts. Another favorite item from the time was the crop top, which was worn boxy and cut across the stomach.

80s Rock Fashion

in the ’80s, rock fashion was about excess.



Like everything in the ’80s, rock fashion was about excess. The hair was big, the clothing was wild, and there was plenty of makeup. Of course, as with all rock looks, leather played a vital role.

Accessories were also crucial with jewelry and headbands both becoming seriously popular for men.

80s Punk Fashion

featured a lot more hardware and eye-catching hairstyles



While ’80s rock often took on a glam style, the punk looks of the decade were decidedly edgier. While the trend still saw a lot of leather, it also featured a lot more hardware and eye-catching hairstyles, including brightly colored mohawks and spikes.

80s Suits

During the ’80s, suits were worn oversized with broad shoulders



During the ’80s, suits were worn oversized with broad shoulders. For those in business, pinstripe suits were a favorite, and gents would often pair them with a shirt, tie, and suspenders.

Outside the office, pastel-colored suits were on high rotation and were regularly partnered with crew-neck T-shirts instead of button-ups.

80s Shirts

During the 1980s, there were two main types of shirts: casual and business.



During the 1980s, there were two main types of shirts: casual and business. For business, banker shirts and striped shirts were popular. For casual wear, loose shirts featuring colorful, abstract prints were favored. Polo shirts were also a favorite item of the decade.

80s Accessories

iconic ’80s accessories, such as bum bags, chunky white sneakers,...



Are you looking for a way to subtly introduce the ’80s trend into your modern wardrobe? Consider adding iconic ’80s accessories, such as bum bags, chunky white sneakers, colorful and reflective sunglasses, and gold chains, to your closet.

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