Halloween Costumes by the Decade

Want an easy Halloween costume that you might even be able to sport in day-to-day life? Try dressing up as a decade! (10 Photos)

Lo Lankford on Oct 4, 2010 at 8:45PM

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Halloween Costumes by the Decade


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The 1980s

Anti disco backlash! MTV! College Rock! Michael Jackson and Madonna! The eighties were a wacky time for both music and fashion. Trends included legwarmers, shoulder pads, stretchy mini skirts, huge earrings, fingerless gloves, parachute pants, members only jackets, stretch stirrup pants, layered necklaces and oversize tops. Fashion inspirations: Madonna, Linda Evans, Melanie Griffith, Brooke Shields, Molly Ringwald, Phoebe Cates, Jane Fonda, Cyndi Lauper and Pat Benatar.

Coro Gold Pegasus Serpentine Necklace and Bracelet ($300 at VintageBy1980sExcess)
Vintage 80's Andrea Pfister Edgy Black and White Suede Heels 7 ($95 at Catbooks1940s)
Red Satin Strapless Vintage Party Velvet Bow Dress ($102 at persephonevintage)
Vintage Quilted Indie Patent Leather Clutch ($44 at OliverandAlexa)
Navy Blue Vintage Dynasty Hat 1980s ($52 at vintagerepeats)


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