#WednesdayWishlist: How to do '80s dressing in 2017


"The '80s was the best era ever!"

We have heard this over and over again. From technology and movies to music including icons such as Madonna and Michael Jackson, it’s no wonder this era is of such great interest. 

And if the fashion of that time is anything to go by, who can argue that the ‘80s era was indeed LIT?

Read more: 5 things you’ll soon be wearing – despite your better judgement

Leg warmers and big hair were not the only craze of the decade - mini skirts, animal printed garments and striking details were everywhere too.

Sound familiar? Yesss, because they are back and are we can’t get enough of them all.

Not sure if you can call yourself an '80s glam rock queen? Nodding your head to one or all of these will definitely qualify you as just that:

Graphic and animal prints

Combinations of daring stripes and colours give you nothing but positive vibes? Kween.

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Shop this pima cotton top, R429, at H&M.

Or this sheer sweater, R1609, at Superbalist.

Accessorise with these butterfly frame sunnies, R59, at MRP

Bold elements

For those who are in love with exaggerated detail and are not afraid to go all out...


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Shop this bardot bell-sleeve top, R329, at Spree.

Ribbon embroidery trousers, R1 199, at H&M

Mini skirts

You're a big fan of above-the-knee hemlines, denim, faux leather anything and everything, really.

Shop this sequinned mini from Zara for a real '80s disco feel.

Over-the-knee socks

Why not adopt this knee warming trend?


Black over-the-knee socks, R249, at H&M

Gold accessories

The perfect way to add some shine to your look, even in the daytime.

This chain mail scarf from Zara is a must-have.

And get earrings which make a statement.

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Shop both pairs (above) from Lorne.

Candy colours

Your shoe collection is seemingly brighter than usual? Add this pair to the gang, R399, from Spree.

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