Manufactured by Ben Cooper and Collegeville, these gems included unwearable, plastic representations of the Village People, Tattoo from Fantasy Island, and Rubik's Cube. See photos here and here. See also 70's, 80's.
Popular in fetish fashion and the leather subculture, where they often are tightly fitted and worn without jeans or other garments layered beneath them other than a codpiece. They can be made of leather, patent leather, or vinyl and are worn for decoration serving no protective purpose. See also Sex.
Popular jacket in the 1980's first introduced in 1981 and manufactured in a wide variety of colors. Their advertising tag line was "When you put it on, something happens." The jackets had a tendency to lure the ladies by suggesting the owner had a membership into an exclusive club. See also 80's.
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Whether you're a smooth talkin' cop who's working the vice squad in Miami, or a happenin' hipster who likes to rock the raddest styles, this totally trendy tie is a funky fresh way to jazz up your look! See also 80's.
A small fabric pouch secured with a zipper and worn at the waist by a strap around the hips. Fanny packs reached the peak of their popularity in the late 1980s and early- to mid-1990s. Today, however, fanny packs are considered unfashionable by most people. Many consider the fanny pack a sure mark for an out-of-place tourist, invoking the traditional tourist stereotypes known around the world. See also Tourists.
A shirt that changes color with changes in body heat. While this would seem a good reason for the overweight and overly-sweaty to avoid wearing them, these were precisely the only individuals who did so at my high school. See also 80's.