What did you wear in the 1980s

1980 (2 tone) night out best clobber:
Black winkle pickers.
White socks
Black leather coat.
White shirt
Black skinny tie worn loose.
What a cool dude, at least that's what I thought (?).
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Was it flecked with bits of colour, have massive shoulder pads, and did you roll the sleeves up?
Sadly I was not that flamboyant then. I wear a lot brighter stuff these days.

It was normally boring I.T. Consultant black, dark grey or very dark blue. I did have a few bright ties that I wore from time to time.
And I miss my sheepskin coat, worn throughout the 80's. I've never found a better winter coat since. Any chance they'll come back in fashion?

Might have a look in the charity shops to see if I can find a good one.

Artie Fufkin

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i wore a blazer my parents swore i would grow into - it's still too big 30-odd years later

it was a blooming snazzy bit of kit (not me in the pics, that's from much more recently!)

Blue Jeans
White T-Shirt
and one of mi Granddad's waist coats

...looked the dogs b***ks or so I thought !?!?

I remember these toffee coloured shoes my parents made me wear.
They were awful...(got the **** taken out of me constantly for those)
I was going through secondary school 82-87. It was quite a lapsed school uniform. I remember wearing Farah hopsack trousers, white Fred Perry polo shirt, red Pierre Cardin cardigan and red kicker shoes. Also tried, unsuccesfully to wear the trendy step and wedge haircuts of the time. My barber says I have "complicated" hair!