What did men’s fashion look like in 1987? The late 80s were a casual time in fashion with multiple layers and stylish accessories. Button down shirts worn open over tank tops, t-shirts and turtleneck made of the bulk of 1987 guys clothing. Topped it off with a brightly colors blazer and you have the peak 80s cool look.
Cotton pants and jeans were pleated wat the waist, sometime coming back on trend now. Belts and suspenders were equally popular in 1987.
Other trends in 1987 winter were crazy print pullover sweaters called ski sweaters. Members Only jackets were still cool but because of the Top Gun movie fad, leather flight jackets were better.
See these looks from 1987 clothing catalogs. Use the 1980s menu to find new men’s clothing in the 1980s style.
Debbie Sessions has been teaching fashion history and helping people dress for vintage themed events since 2009. She has turned a hobby into VintageDancer.com with hundreds of well researched articles and hand picked links to vintage inspired clothing online. She aims to make dressing accurately (or not) an affordable option for all. Oh, and she dances too.