The Style Stalker
Take a look at the fall/winter 18 runways and you’ll notice a pattern you can’t ignore: the return of the ’80s. Between the near-blinding neon and the decade’s signature silhouettes of broad shoulders and volume (hello, shoulder pads!), it’s clear there’s no escaping the vibrant trend, so you might as well get on board. Luckily for you, with the festive holiday season just around the corner, there’s no better time to start shopping for ’80s-style dresses to get yourself in the mood.
Whether you’re the type of girl can’t get enough scrunchies or someone who’d prefer to keep old trends in the past, we can all agree that the dresses from this era were truly iconic. In a time where bigger and louder meant better, we saw every eye-catching trend you could think of, and the dresses we’ve been seeing are 100% party ready. Ahead, we’ve pulled together the most stylish dresses inspired by ’80s trends to wear for all your upcoming events. Shop them all below.
We’ve had feather embellishments on our radar for a few seasons now, and without a doubt, they’re definitely one of the most fun trends of the season.
This is so fun.
Staud does it again.
This dress will have you ready for any party.
Dance the night away in this.
Who wouldn’t want to wear this for special occasions?
You can’t go wrong with covering yourself in sequins. Wear them to your holiday parties, or dress them down with a pair of sneakers and a denim jacket.
Wear this for any parties you have coming up.
All eyes will be on you.
You’ll love wearing this.
Just in time for those fall weddings.
Whether you’re headed to a special occasion or not, fringe is always a showstopper. You’ll love moving around in these picks.
Totally worth a Boomerang.
Think about the movement of this.
You’ll feel so confident wearing this dress.
Take this for a night out.
How good is this color?
The ’80s were all about disrupting the traditional trends, hence the birth of one-shoulder dresses. As a cousin of the popular off-the-shoulder dress, we feel this style is particularly fresh.
This dress is worth a celebration of its own.
Every fashion girl loves a good leopard print.
Polka dots will always look good.
Wear this with a pair of white pumps.
Throw on a pair of slouchy boots for serious ’80s vibes.
Last but most certainly not least, there’s no ’80s trend quite like topping off a dress with bold shoulders, and this trend has made a return for 2018.
This dress is just so pretty.
Talk about a statement dress.
Wear this for your weekend fall activities.
You’ll love wearing this.
Now see how our editors’ moms took on the ’80s.