A lot of the fashion choices we made in the 80s weren't out finest moments, but you know what, we have to live with it. The fact of the matter is, the popular styles were very different than they are now. We should probably just embrace our bad choices right? Own up to the embarrassing memories?
Well, let's get into the biggest fashion mistake we are all guilty of: Shoulder pads. They were big, they were excessive, and they were everywhere.
All of our favorite stars wore them, our friends wore them, and of course we wore them as well. Looking back, I'm not sure what about large shoulders seemed like a good idea, but we all did it and it's time to face the music.
When I said excessive, I meant it
They absolutely made a statement
And that statement was "Hey, have you noticed my shoulders?"
It was never subtle
Even in a crisp white suit they were a lot to take
Whether you dressed them up or dressed them down, they were ever present
Perfect for work...
Or an elegant night out
And they just keep getting worse...
Even our Working Girl had to pump up those shoulders
Even our sweaters weren't free from the accentuated shoulders
There must have been a reason for the crazy shoulder pads right?
You know what will make them better? Add some jewels to them...
There was no escaping the shoulder pads
I mean, even capes had padding?
There is no point in trying to avoid it, shoulder pads will forever be a part of our past
Did you ever rock some shoulder pads? Share if you did!
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