80s Hip hop fashion trends
By Rawle Harris
I remember the rap manner I happened to be wearing in the mid-80s. No matter what rappers during that time had been wearing, we'd wear. All of the rappers were wearing shelltoe adidas shoes using the jump suit to match. My mother purchased myself my first multi-colored fit from Spiegel, and I also had been yes as hell glad because of it. My aunt got me my blue on white Adidas to fit early in the day, and I thought I was the guy. Every work Day my mother and I also would visit downtown Newark, NJ and buy Lee jeans to choose all my LeTigre t-shirts that I'd. Additionally, when Patrick Ewing Adidas arrived on the scene you mightn’t tell me a damn thing when I pulled my mom to the nearest sneaker store to obtain all of them, in Knicks’ colors obviously.
The eyewear had been purely Gazelles, DMC ended up being putting on all of them so just why maybe not united states? I experienced plenty of adidas clothing through the perspiration tops, t-shirts, to demonstrably the socks and sneakers. Had the fat laces to choose all my clothes. In the future we left adidas alone and started to put on Filas, Diadoras, Lottos, and of course, Nikes. I experienced the acid washed jeans to choose them as well, in addition to the dress t-shirts using different color collars to put on for those dress-up times. Had the leather connections to choose all of them many Michael J. Fox type things (keep in mind “Family Ties”?).
Hairstyle was constantly waves within the locks. We wore du-rags in the past perhaps not for manner, but to keep our waves neat and fresh. Some men we knew wore all of them out of the household, but not myself. We rather simply use my Kangol or my brand new snakeskin cap that just arrived. Desired Uk Knights shoes, but my mother constantly sluggish rolled thereon concept so when it absolutely was time to get some good for school they didn’t have my dimensions. But used to do have those shiny footwear Kid N Play ended up being wearing during the time.
Hip hop fashion started initially to switch to a more dignified like look. Much more button-down shirts, huge pants, Bill Cosby-like sweaters aided by the turtleneck around. The Argyle clothes were in too. I couldn’t afford the use Ballys, Gucci, Louie Vuitton or everything like this, but We made do as to what I possibly could manage, and it also arrived on the scene really. By the belated ’80s looking fly ended up being your order for the day. I possibly could go on, but I have all misty-eyed thinking about those times.