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The Everyday College Fashionista: Fashion Trends Then & Now

Fashion trends are always evolving and, as we all know, what is “IN” this year very well may not be “IN” next year. That’s what a trend is all about: something that is forever changing or going in a different direction. But what some may not know is that certain styles are often recycled. The various trends that occurred in different eras do reappear decades later! Take a look at these fashion trends that were popular then and are popular now!

 

50s – Hour glass dresses/flared dresses 

Then

Now

 

60s – Bright colors/Patterns

Then 

Now

 

70s – Flared, high-waisted pants/Floppy hats

Then

Now

 

80s – Shoulder pads/Chunky gold jewelry 

Then

Now

 

90s – Overalls/Ripped jeans/High Waisted Jeans

Then

Now

 

As you can see, fashion is most definitely a revolving door, so don’t be surprised if what we’re wearing today comes back in style 30 years from now!

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